Date of death: 3.11.1916
Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Family information: Son of Robert and Emma Else of The Avenue Buildings, Crofton
Service number: 3297
The Wakefield Express of January 1916 reported that Private A Else of Avenue Buildings, Crofton was suffering from gas poisoning along with Private J Else of the same address. KOYLI casualty lists refer to A Else as “Anthony”. It says that he enlisted into the 1st/4th Battalion KOYLI at Wakefield and was killed in action on 3rd November 1916.
He is buried at the Hebuterne Military Cemetery.