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Soldier – Dibb, Arthur – Killed by Shrapnel

February 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times, February 2, 1918

Private Arthur Dibb

Pte. Arthur Dibb, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Dibb, of Pontefract road, Castleford, has been killed.

Pte. Dibb enlisted at the outbreak of war, and has seen service in Egypt and France. He was attached to the headquorters staff and met his untimley end by the bursting of shrapnel.

He formerly worked in the Melton Field seam at Houghton Main Colliery. A younger brother, Pte.

Harry Dibb, of the Green Howards, has been suffering from eczema, and has, been in hospital on two different occasions.

From C.W.G.C.:

Service Number 257
Died 15/01/1918
13th Bn.
York and Lancaster Regiment

Note: See ‘Darfield Remembers’ for listing as Lance Corporal Dibbs