Appeal for relatives of men killed in World War One and commemorated in Sheffield church

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Relatives of men killed in action during World War One and named on a plaque at a Sheffield church are being urged to come forward in time for Remembrance Sunday.

The family of the five men commemorated on a wall at Beacon Methodist Church, Nether Green, are invited to a special service on Sunday, November 9, at 10.50am.

The men are Arnold James Beal, of the Sheffield City Battalion of the York and Lancaster Regiment, killed on July 1, 1916, aged 21; John William Burgon, of the Sheffield City Battalion of the York and Lancaster Regiment, killed on July 1, 1916, aged 24; William Ashworth Kay, of the 4th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment, killed on August 7, 1917, aged 20; Herbert Henry Walter Robinson, of the 11th Battalion Australian Infantry Force, killed between August 20 and 23, 1916, aged 22; and Maurice Waterfall, of the 2nd/4th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, killed on September 27, 1918, aged 35.

Any family unable to attend the service but who would like to send a message to be read out should call Keith Austin on 0114 230 1427.