Soldier – Magnall P. – Company Runner killed (picture)

April 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times, May 19, 1918

Rifleman P Magnall (K.R.R.)

Rifleman Magnall, 19 Melton Street, Denaby main, has been killed in action.

His parents have received a message from lieutenant R.Scholfield, in which he stated that Rifleman Magnall was a company runner, and was very daring and reliable.

“He was invaluable to the company. I have seen a lot of his work, and it was very good indeed.

He was killed instantly by a bullet, on or about April 4. He was 22 years of age had been twice previously wounded.

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number R/11331

Died 04/04/1918

7th Bn.
King’s Royal Rifle Corps

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