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  • Photograph was published on 30th October 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
He was the son of Mary Skerritt of 60 Bulwer Road, Radford, Nottingham (CWGC).
01 Jul 1916
28
1553201 - CWGC Website
19564
Private
8th Bn York and Lancaster Regiment
Private William Skerritt, served with the 8th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment, He landed in France on 27th August 1915 and he was killed in action on 1st July 1916. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. He qualified for the 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Nottingham Post notice (abridged), 16 October 1916: 'Skerritt. Missing since July 1st 1916 now reported killed in action, Private WW Skerritt, Yorks and Lancaster, age 28. Mother, father, family.' Register of Soldiers' Effects: his mother, Mary, was his legatee.
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  • Photograph was published on 30th October 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    William Skerritt - Photograph was published on 30th October 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918