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Soldier – Saxton A. – Darfield Officer Wounded

December 1916

Mexborough and Swinton Times, December 23, 1916


Darfield Officer Wounded

Lt A Saxton (Royal Engineers)

of Darfield, has been wounded in the hand by a sniper while serving on the Western front, and is now in hospital in London.

Before accepting a commission in the Army was in partnership with his brother missed J Saxton, as mining engineers, at Dore.

Some years ago Lt Saxton was employed by a goldmining company in West Africa.

He has been serving with the Royal Engineer in France about 12 months.