Private Roland Harbon was a Soldier during WW1, this bear is named after him.
Roland is 31/2 inches tall and made of pale gold mohair. He has brown glass eyes, one larger than the other, and has been plucked, shaded and waxed with added faux stitching to give the appearance of a well loved and worn bear. He is fully cotterpin jointed and stuffed with Kapok, used in early bear making. He has steel shavings in his body for added weight and wears a red, white and blue ribbon with a bronze coloured "Hope" charm.
Here are the real Private Roland Harbon's details as reported on www.remember the fallen.co.uk website:-
HARBON Roland Rank : Private
Regiment : 10th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 19831
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 6th August 1916 aged 20
Buried : St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France, Grave B. 28. 31.
Relatives : Son of Mrs L. Harbon, 36 The Leys, Bengeworth, Evesham
Memorial : Evesham War Memorial
Also appears on : Bengeworth St Peter's Church.
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