Huddersfield Daily Examiner (02/Jan/1918) - Local Casualties

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LOCAL CASUALTIES.

KILLED IN ACTION.

Private HARRY SCHOFIELD Middlesex Regiment, whose wife and child live at 5 Hope Street, Deadwaters, has been killed in action. Before the war he was employed by Mr. Class, fish merchant, Wholesale Market, and attended the "Men's Own" at Ramsden Street Congregational Church.

WOUNDED.

Private DAN CALLAGHAN, Duke of Wellington's Regiment, has been wounded, and is in hospital at Brighton. Before enlisting in October, 1914, he was working at Crosland Hill quarries, and lived for some years at Lockwood Crescent, Lockwood.

FROM THE CASUALTY LISTS.

The following casualties have been officially recorded. Where not otherwise stated they refer to privates whose next-of-kin live in Huddersfield:—

KILLED.

West Yorkshire Regiment. — G. A. Ledgard (235256, Ravensthorpe).
Duke of Wellington's Regiment. — J. Wimpenny (307856).

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED MISSING, NOW REPORTED KILLED

Duke of Wellington's Regiment. — G. W. Beaumont (240563, Holmfirth), T. Lockwood (240734, Brockholes).

WOUNDED.

R.F.A. — Gunner F. Jackson (806,409, Mirfield).
R.G.A. — Gunner E. Chafer (143599).
Seaforth Highlanders. — A. Sanderson (267655).
Duke of Wellington's Regiment. — P. Booth (31304), W. Mallinson (303931), H. Nutton (30527, Golcar).
West Yorkshire Regiment. — T. A. Wood (242348).
Labour Corps. — R. Kaye (385492).
Machine Gun Corps. — C. A. Cooke (115,501, Ravensthorpe).
Tank Corps. — F. Hebblethwaite (91479), N. Liversedge (91627).

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED WOUNDED AND MISSING, NOW REPORTED NEITHER WOUNDED NOR MISSING,

Duke of Wellington's Regigiment. — J. Hirst (29641, Milnsbridge).