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Soldier – Collier C.W. – Killed in Action

January 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times January 5, 1918

Lcp. C. W. Collier.
York and Lancaster

Mrs. Collier, Doncaster road, has received news that her husband, Lcp. C. W. Collier (Y. and L.), was killed in action on Oct. 9.

He was first reported -wounded and missing, but this week he is officially reported killed.

He leaves a widow and one child.

His parents also live at Goldthorpe, and have now lost two sons in the war.

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number 9663
Died 09/10/1917
Aged 25
1st/4th Bn.
York and Lancaster Regiment

Son of Charles William and Emma Collier; husband of Maud Collier, of 33, Co-operative St., Goldthorpe, Rotherham.