MORTON AND STONEBROOM SOLDIERS FALL
We herewith publish a photograph of Crpl Wm Thompson of Morton , who as briefly announced in our last issue ( ??) died in France on July 22nd from wounds received in action . Deceased was aged 23 years and a son of Mr & Mrs Chas. Thompson of New Street , Morton.
A coal miner prior to the war, Crpl Thompson worked at the Morton Colliery and was well known in the district. He enlisted on January 12th 1915 and went to France in April 1916.
Derbyshire Times: 12th August 1916 p5