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Ulley War Memorial - Nr Rotherham , S Yorks


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Ulley is a very small village between Rotherham and Sheffield. In the 1911 census it had a total population of 137 of which 63 were male. The memorial is on the wall of Ulley Grange on Main Street and names the 3 men of the village who fell in the Great War and 13 who served but survived.

Private Frederick William Bartle - 51730 21st battn Manchester Regiment died 4th Oct 1917 aged 25 possibly at the battle of Broodenside in the 3rd Battle of Ypres. Buried at Tyne Cot Cemetery . Son of Thomas and Lois Bartle of Ulley.

Private Harry Maxfield - 5/3640 5th battn Connaught Rangers died June qtr 1920 aged 28 in Rotherham. Enlisted 3rd Sept 1914 discharged as medically unfit 14th Aug 1918. Possibly a CWGC non commemoration.

Gunner Frederick Sigsworth - 233516 B battery 312th Brigade Royal Field Artillery died 20th July 1918 aged 20 possibly at the Battle of Tardenois in the Marne offensive. Buried at Jonchery-sur-Vesle British Cemetery. Son of Ernest and Alice Sigsworth of Ulley.

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I believe so The topic has been picked up on " Soldiers" and " Non commemorations"

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