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1917 - Soldier – Sokell, Stanley – Killed in Action

Mexborough and Swinton Times May 26, 1917

Private S Sokell

Mr Herbert Sokell, Hough Lane, Wombwell, has just received information that his son Stanley of the York and Lancaster Regiment has been killed in action on the fifth inst.

He was 19 years of age, and previous to enlisting 18 months ago he worked at the Wombwell Main Colliery.

From C.W.G.C.:

Rank: Private
Service No: 33441
Date of Death: 03/05/1917
Age: 19
Regiment/Service: East Yorkshire Regiment “A” Coy. 8th Bn.

Panel Reference: Bay 4 and 5.
Additional Information:
Son of Herbert and Sarah Ann Sokell, of 314, Hough Lane, Wombwell, Barnsley.