1917 - Died in the War - May



Sailor – Hitchen, Ezra – Killed in Action

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times May 19, 1917 Able Seaman Ezra Major Hitchen of New Wombwell was killed in action on April 28. His mother has received the...

Soldier – Fernehough, Arthur – Confirmed Killed

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times May 26, 1917 Private Arthur Fernehough (K.O.S.B.) who has been missing since July 1916 is now reported killed. He enlisted in 1915, and...

Soldier – Sokell, Stanley – Killed in Action

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times May 26, 1917 Private S Sokell Mr Herbert Sokell, Hough Lane, Wombwell, has just received information that her son Stanley of the...

Soldier – Higginbottom R. – Killed

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times May 26, 1917 Private R Higginbottom (York & Lancaster) Wombwell - Killed From C.W.G.C.: (possibly): Rank: Private Service No: 14/1330 Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster...
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