Boy John Helston (1899-1916)

Among the 23 Commonwealth war graves in Horsforth Cemetery is that of John Helston, a boy of the Royal Navy. This is his story. John was born John Elston (it is not entirely clear when he acquired the ‘H’ of ‘Helston’) on 12 April 1899, in Keighley. He was one of five children of John... Continue Reading →

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