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Soldier – Chilton, Stanley – Wounded by Shell

September 1917

Mexborough and Swinton Times September 15, 1917

Private Stanley Chilton
York and Lancaster

Private Chilton is now in the VAD hospital at Stromongate, Kendal, Westmorland, was wounded in August 9 at Ypres, whilst coming from work, he being attached to the R.E.Tunnelling Company.

He was wounded in the right foot by a shell.

He praises the staff at the hospital on states that they had frequent concerts and drives into the Lake District.

Chilton, who worked at Houghton Main colliery, adds that he hopes soon to see Darfield again.