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More news of members of Woodseats Chess Club from another very critical moment in history:

 

C.G. Harbord was the first secretary of the club and his father was the first president. There is a memorial to the son in St. Chads’ Church and Harbord Road still very much exists. Here he is. Unfortunately he did not last very long, in the war that was meant to end all wars.

Lieutenant C. G. Harbord, eldest son of Mr A. G. Harbord, The Oaks, Abbey Lane. Fell in September. York and Lancaster Regiment. Formerly Bank Clerk.

 

And here’s the rest of the Sheffield Chess news for that day:

 

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