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Soldier – Cave, Harry – Killed in Action

January 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times January 5, 1918

Private Harry Cave
(King’s Liverpool),

Private Cave of 38, Irving-terrace, Bolton-upon-Dearne, was killed in action on Nov. 30.

He enlisted in Oct., 1914 and had served in France two and a half years.

He was single, aged 25, and formerly worked at Wath Main.

His brother, Private Gerald Cave, has been twice wounded, and another brother, Pte.Laurence Cave, is serving in France with a Labour company.

Private Cave’s parents have received a message of sympathy from Pte, T. Finn, a comrade, who says: “He was one of the bravest lads and was well liked by everybody. He fell in one of the hardest fights that have been fought in France.”

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number 25622
Died 30/11/1917
1st Bn.
The King’s (Liverpool Regiment)