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Soldier – Bailey G. – Bolton Lad Loses his Leg

January 1916
Bolton Lad Loses His Leg Sapper G.Bailey (Royal Engineers) Information has been received at 13 Ladycroft, Bolton on Dearne, that Sapper G Bailey has been badly wounded. His...

Soldiers – Kitchen E & G – Bolton Brothers Wounded

January 1916
Mexborough & Swinton Times, January 15, 1916 Kitchen E & G - Bolton Brothers Wounded Gunner G Kitchen (R.F.A.) of 27, Dearne Road, Bolton on Dearne,...

Death of Old Bolton Soldier who fought in India and South Africa

February 1916
Mexborough and Swinton Times, February 19, 1916 The death of Mr Joe Vinerd, took place on Thursday week at the Montagu Hospital, after a short illness...

Sailor – Crowther B. – Seen Service in Dardanelles

March 1916
Mexborough & Swinton Times, March 25, 1916 Stoker B Crowther Stoker Crowther who is a member of the crew of the super Dreadnought, Queen Elizabeth, and...

Soldier – Shaw, George Andrew – Killed in France

March 1916
Mexborough & Swinton Times, March 11, 1916   Private George Andrew Shaw (9th York & Lancs) Killed in France, February 7th, 1916 Service Number 19184 Age 35 Cemetery: SAILLY-SUR-LA-LYS ,...

Soldier – Kenny J.W. – Wounded in the Head

1 April 1916
Mexborough & Swinton Times, April 1st 1916 Kenny J.W. - Wounded in the Head

Soldier – Westerman, Tom – Killed in Action

May 1916
Mexborough & Swinton Times, May 27, 1916 Private W. Tom Westerman (Coldstream Guards) Bolton on Dearne 6013, 1st Battalion Killed in Action, October 29th 1914 Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial  

Soldier – Cave F.H. – Killed in Action in France

July 1916
Mexborough & Swinton Times, July 1916

Soldier – Hayes W. – Bullet Wounds, Gassed and Frost Bitten

July 1916
Mexborough & Swinton Times, July 15 1916 Bullet Wounds, Gassed and Frost Bitten Private W Hayes, of Furlong Road, is in hospital with eight bullet wounds. He...

Soldier – Sharpe R. – Bullet through Shoulder

July 1916
Mexborough & Swinton Times, July 1916 Private R. Sharpe (York and Lancs) Private Sharpe of 22 Station Road, Bolton on Dearne, got a bullet through his...