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John William STOTT

Pioneer 105372 John William STOTT of 231st Field Coy., Royal Engineers

Killed in Action Saturday 17th June 1916, France & Flanders, age 37

Home address:6 Vincent Terrace, Thurnscoe East, Near Rotherham, Yorkshire
Born:1879, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Ann Stott and John Stott of 27 Green Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Annie Rebecca Stott of 6 Vincent Terrace, Thurnscoe East, Near Rotherham, Yorkshire
Occupation:Colliery Dataller, way cleaner in coal mines.
He enlisted in:Doncaster, Yorkshire
Remembered:Bully-Grenay Communal Cemetery, British Extension, Pas de Calais, France,   I. A. 22.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

From the Manchester Evening News, 30th June 1916, page 2, column 7:

Hyde Sportsman Killed:
Private John William Stott, formerly of Hyde and latterly of Doncaster, who has been with the Royal Engineers, was killed instantly whilst in his billet on June 17th by a splinter from a shell. He was a well known cricketer and footballer.