1917 - Died in the War - January to April


Soldier – Bakewell, Frank – Killed in Great Advance

January 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times, January 13, 1917 Private Frank Bakewell Wombwell - Killed Rank: Private Service No: 9081 Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Age: 29 Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry) 103rd Coy. Panel...

Soldier – Cottingham W. – Killed in Great Advance

April 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times April 21, 1917 Private W Cottingham St Leonards Place, Barnsley Road, who has been missing since July, is now officially reported killed. Before...

Soldier – Priest, Aaron – Killed by Shell

April 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times April 21, 1917 Private Aaron Priest Mrs Thewlis has received the following letters notifying her of the death of her daughter’s fiancé...

Soldier – Skinner H. – Died of Multiple Wounds

April 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times April 21, 1917 Signaller H Skinner (K.R.R.) of 165 Barnsley Rd, Wombwell, has died of wounds. On February 28 Skinner, along with others was...

Soldier – Lewis, William Daniel – Died and Buried in Wombwell

April 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times April 28, 1917 Private WD Lewis (York and Lancaster) Wombwell – died From C.W.G.C.: Rank: Private Service No: 14/1476 Date of Death: 10/04/1917 Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster Regiment...

Soldier – Scott, Mark – Killed

April 1917
Mexborough & Swinton Times, April 14, 1917 Private Mark Scott (A.S.C.) Mrs Scott, of Barnsley Road, Wombwell, has been notified of the death of her son, Private...

Soldier – Nutter E. – Killed

April 1917
Mexboorough & Swinton Times, April 5, 1917 Sergeant E. Nutter (York & Lancs) Wombwell - Killed Mrs E Nutter, 16 Alma St, received the following letter from France: "I...

Soldier – Dawson T.W. – Killed by a Shell

April 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times April 21, 1917 Sgt TW Dawson Mrs Dawson, of Victoria Road, Wombwell, has received the following letter from France: “I have the painful...

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