A great sportsman and larger than life character

A great sportsman and larger than life character

0 Have your say Some months ago in this column I reported on the exploits of Whitley Bay man Stanley Kent whose tales of derring-do on the Western Front in the First World War read like a page out of a Boy’s Own story – a larger than life character who was a leader and a real inspiration to the men in his battalion.
Our intrepid researchers have now uncovered the story of another casualty of that great conflict, equally larger than life, and a man trusted and admired by those he came in contact with. There must be something about the sea air that breeds such characters as he also hailed... read more

10 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 41

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