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Soldier – Day W. – Killed

December 1916

Mexborough & Swinton Times, December 2, 1916


Private W. Day (York & Lancs)

A letter from Company Quarter-Master- Sergeant T. Clarkson to Mrs P Sayles, of 55 Victoria Road, Mexborough announcing the death in action of her husband, Acting Sergeant Major P Sayles, contains the following passage:

“His death was instantaneous, and he was buried by Private W. Day of Bolton on Dearne, who was killed two hours afterwards”

From C.W.G.C.

Rank: Private
Service No: 15449
Date of Death:03/10/1916
Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster Regiment “A” Coy. 9th Bn.
Panel Reference: Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B.
Memorial: Thiepval Memorial

Son of Walter and Rose Hanna Day of 26 Wraby Rd., Adwick-on-Dearne; husband of Elizabeth Lee (formerly Day), of 66, Mexbro Rd., Bolton-on-Dearne, Rotherham