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Soldier – Spencer R.H. – Military Medalist

April 1917
Mexborough & Swinton Times April 21, 1917 Goldthorpe Military Medalist Corporal R. H. Spencer (Royal Engineers) Corporal Spencer of Goldthorpe, formally a clerk at the Thurnscoe railway station,...

Soldier – Kilner, Thomas Henry – Killed with CSM

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times May 5, 1917 Sergeant Thomas Henry Kilner (York and Lancs) of Main Street Goldthorpe was killed on April 24. He enlisted soon after the...

Soldier – Baines H. – Arm Amputated

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times May 12, 1917 Private H Baines Mrs Baines, of Beever Street, Goldthorpe has received news of her son, Private Horace Baines (York...

Soldier – Heppinstall A. – Killed in Great Advance

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times, May 5, 1917 Private A Heppinstall (York and Lancs) Barnburgh – killed From C.W.G.C.: Rank: Private Service No: 21948 Date of Death: 01/07/1916 Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster Regiment...

Soldier – Wilks, George – Killed in Action

May 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times May 26, 1917 Private George Wilks (Leicester Regiment) Mr and Mrs W Wilks, Colliery Cottages, Barnburgh, has received official news of the death...

Soldier – Collier J.F. – Killed in Action

June 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 23, 1917 Private J F Collier (K.O.Y.L.I.) of 12 Pretoria cottages, Goldthorpe, was killed in action on May 29. He was single, aged...

Soldier – Cook, Thomas – Barnburgh Man Falls in Great Advance

June 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 16, 1917 Private Thomas Cook Mr Fred Cook, farmer of Barnburgh, has been officially notiied that his son, Private Thomas Cook...

Soldier – Jackson Brothers – Missing and Invalided

June 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 9, 1917 Private F Jackson (York and Lancaster) 61 High St, Goldthorpe has been missing since April 21. He went to France in...

Soldier – Taylor J. – Killed in Action

June 1917
Mexborough and Swinton Times June 9, 1917 Private J Taylor was killed in action on 25 May. He was the husband of Mrs Taylor, Beaver Street, Goldthorpe. Previous...