WORLD WAR I
William Attenborough (1894-1918)
Corporal – King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Named on the Mosborough War Memorial
Eldest son of Mr and Mrs Thomas Attenborough, Duke Street Mosborough, he was killed in France on 20 July 1918. Before returning to France in February 1918, he had been wounded twice. He was one of the first in Mosborough to join up, previously working at Holbrook Colliery. He was 24 years of age.
Ernest Buxton (1880-1915)
No. 22628, Private – 9th Batallion, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters)
Named on the Mosborough War Memorial and on the Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery F78
Ernest enlisted at Sutton in Ashfield and died at Gallipoli on 4 October 1915, aged 35. Husband of Mary Buxton of 37 Sherwood Road, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.