Soldier – Stenton, Oliver – Semi-Officially Reported Killed (picture)

May 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times, May 4th, 1918

Private Oliver Stenton
West riding Regiment

Son of Mr and Mrs Charles Stenton, 49 Church Street, Conisbrough, is semi-officially reported killed on April 27.

The Information comes from his quartermaster Sergeant.

Private Stenton was 25 years of age and enlisted in February 1916. He was formerly employed as a booking clerk at the G.C.station, Dunford bridge.

The family are well known and esteemed and their loss has excited widespread sympathy

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number 267924
Died 14/04/1918
Aged 26

1st 6th Bn.
Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)

Son of Charles Habro Stenton and Margaret Ann Stenton, of 27, March St., Conisborough, Rotherham.