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Private Willie Coates
York and Lancaster Regiment
Date of death: 01/07/1916 (aged 20)
Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Son of Fred and Mary Ann Coates, of 13, Frederick St., Rotherham.
Private Willie Horton
South Wales Borderers
Date of death: 25/11/1917 (aged 19)
Cemetery: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL
Son of James and Annie Elizabeth Horton, of 153, Eastwood Lane, Rotherham.