Proud to be Romanby.

And proud of our Memorial Men

Next parish meeting:

10 November 2020, 7:00pm Online (using Zoom software)

Name Unit Number Status Date of Death Cemetery or Memorial Age

Gunner Alfred James Wilson

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"B" Battery, 165th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery 158651 Killed in Action 29th April 1917 Orchard Dump Cemetry, Arleux-en-Gohelle, France 19

Gunner Wilson's next of kin were his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Wilson and the late John George Wilson. He lived in Romanby.

He joined up on 3rd August 1916, before which he had been apprenticed to Mr GW Hay, who ran a grocer's shop in South Parade.

He was killed aged 19, during the Battle of Arras.

 

Next parish meeting:

10 November 2020, 7:00pm Online (using Zoom software)