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Soldier – Dawson F.G. – Died in his Sleep

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times May 5, 1917 Sgt FG Dawson (York and Lancs) of 15, Angel Street, Bolton on Dearne was killed in action in France on...

Soldier – Atkinson, Ernest – Killed in Action

June 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 30, 1917. Private Ernest Atkinson Official news been received of the death in action of private Ernest Atkinson (Camerons) who was...

Soldier – Harris, Harry – Killed in Action

June 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 30, 1917. Private Harry Harris official news has been received of the death in action of private Harry Harris (York and...

Soldier – Harris, Harry – Killed in Action

June 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 30, 1917. Lance Corporal Harry Harris (York and Lancaster) of Derwent cottages, Bolton on Dearne, was killed in action on June 2. His...

Local Tribunal “On Strike”

July 1917
Sheffield daily Telegraph July 9, 1917 Local Tribunal “On Strike” Of the two South Yorkshire local Tribunals which early in June “downed tools,” Rawmarsh has resumed...

Presentations to Former Wath Miners

July 1917
Sheffield Independent July 27, 1917 Presentations to Former Wath Miners At Wath Main Colliery yesterday afternoon before several hundred begrimed miners, presentation were made to former...

Soldier – Addy A. – Reported Wounded and Missing

July 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times July 28, 1917 Private A Addy (York and Lancaster) is reported wounded and missing. Private Addy's wife, Mrs L Addy, 10 Edna St,...

Soldiers – Tricketts – Patriotic Bolton Family- Four Sons Serving: One Killed

July 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times July 28, 1917 Patriotic Bolton Family Four Sons Serving: One Killed Mr and Mrs W Trickett, of the Post office, Bolton on Dearne,...

Soldiers – Harris Brothers – Brave Bolton Brothers – 2 Killed; 1 Decorated

August 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times August 18, 1917 Brave Bolton Brothers Two Killed; One Decorated Mr and Mrs George Harris, of 25, Derwent Cottages, Bolton on Dearne, have...

Soldiers – Smith Family – Splendid Bolton Record – Seven Sons and a Son-In-Law

August 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times August 18, 1917 Splendid Bolton Record Seven Sons and a Son-In-Law A Widow’s Mite Mrs RE Smith, widow of 18, West Avenue, Bolton on...