Rushden Echo, 18th May, 1917, transcribed by Gill Hollis
Lance-Corp. Harold Pendered - Injured in Palestine
Official information has been received by Mr. and Mrs. Pendered, of 82, Queen-street, Rushden, that their son, Lance-Corpl. Harold Pendered, - Northants. Regiment, was wounded during the Gaza fighting on April 19th. The soldier himself has written to his parents, and gives the information that he has been wounded in the left foot and that he is in hospital, making satisfactory progress towards recovery.
Lance-Corpl. Pendered enlisted in April, 1915, and went to Egypt last year. He is 21 years of age. Prior to enlistment he was employed by Mr. John Clark, boot manufacturer, Rushden.
Two other sons of Mr. and Mrs. Pendered are serving the country, viz., Sergt. Horace Pendered, of the K.O.Y.L.I., stationed at Rugely camp, and Gunner Fred Pendered, of the R.H. and R.F.A., who is in France.