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Anthony Else

Date of death: 3.11.1916
Area: Crofton
Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Family information: Son of Robert and Emma Else of The Avenue Buildings, Crofton
Rank: Private
Service number: 3297

War Service

The Wakefield Express of January 1916 reported that Private A Else of Avenue Buildings, Crofton was suffering from gas poisoning along with Private J Else of the same address. KOYLI casualty lists refer to A Else as “Anthony”. It says that he enlisted into the 1st/4th Battalion KOYLI at Wakefield and was killed in action on 3rd November 1916.
He is buried at the Hebuterne Military Cemetery.

Hebuterne Military Cemetery with rows of gravestones and trees in the background Hebuterne Military Cemetery

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