Joseph Little

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Joseph Little

Bank: Union of London & Smiths Bank

Place of work: Hull Union Bank branch

Died: 26 October 1918


Joseph Henry Little was born in Sculcoates, Yorkshire, in 1899, the only son of Henry College Little, a schoolmaster, and his wife Florence. He was educated at the Royal Masonic School, Bushey, Hertfordshire. After leaving school he went to work for Union of London & Smiths Bank at its Hull Union Bank branch.

During the First World War Little joined the army, serving as a Private in the East Yorkshire Regiment. He was wounded in action on 3 September 1918. His right leg had to be amputated, after which he developed septic poisoning. He died of his injuries on 26 October 1918. He was 19 years old.


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