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Soldier – Skidmore, William – Killed by Shell

March 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times March 2, 1918

Lcp. Wm. Skidmore
Scottish Borderers

Lance Corporal Skidmore of 50, Gower street, Wombwell, was killed on January 11 by a shell. He had previously been twice wounded.

Lance Corporal Skidmore returned to France from leave two days before his death.

From C.W.G.C.:

Lance Corporal
Service Number 17707
Died 11/01/1918
Aged 20
1st Bn.
King’s Own Scottish Borderers

Son of Eliza Alice Skidmore, S Gower St., Ship Croft, Wombwell, Barnsley; and the late William Skidmore.