South Yorkshire Times – Saturday 11 July 1942
Killed In Action.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Crompton, of 1, Near Lane, Meltham, near Huddersfield (and late of Conisbrough) have been officially informed of the death of their son, Gnr J. W. Crompton, who was killed in action on May 27th.
Gnr. Crompton, before enlistment in the Territorials, was employed by a firm of haulage contractors at Conisbrough, and at the outbreak of the war was transferred to the Royal Artillery. He had been in the Middle East forover 12 months.