Leigh Roose: SAFC and Port Vale WW1 hero.

Malcolm Dawson writes….our first contributor for the Port Vale “Who Are You” feature was Rob Fielding who runs the onevalefan website.

Appropriately, with the game taking place on the 100th anniversary of The Armistice, he has unearthed the story of a former player of both clubs who lost his life on the Somme in WW1. It is well worth a read and can be found here

Sunderland and Port Vale player, maverick and war hero – the remarkable Leigh Roose story

 

Further use of internet search engines led me to this, published by Roker Report

 

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