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Soldier – Hirst W. – Missing, Wounded POW

May 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times May 18, 1918

Private W Hirst
West Yorks

Darfield – Missing

Sheffield Independent – Thursday 23 May 1918

Wentworth Candidate’s Son A Prisoner Of War.

Mr. G. H. Hirst, Darfield, the adopted Labour candidate for the Wentworth Division, yesterday received news concerning his son, Pte. Walt. Hirst, West Yorks, who has been missing since March 21st

He is a prisoner in the hands of the Germans and is slightly wounded. Mr. Hirst has another eon serving in the Navy, and a daughter engaged on Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Nursing Staff.