John Thomas Dighton.

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6/10/1916 & 7/10/1916

John Thomas Dighton, Cyclists, son of Mr. W. T. Dighton, New Street, Godmanchester and twin of George Whittlesea Dighton, whose wounds we recorded a short time ago, is slightly wounded in the shoulder.

5/5/1917

Pte. John Thos. Dighton, Bedfordshire Regt., son of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Dighton, of New Street, Godmanchester, is wounded.  On Monday evening some of his personal belongings were received form one of his comrades, but nothing was enclosed indicating what had become of their son.  Naturally the parents are very anxious.  A letter has since been received from the War Office, stating that he is wounded in the thigh, and in hospital in France.  

Wounded in the Thigh.   Private John Thomas Dighton, Bedfordshire Regiment, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dighton, of New Street, Godmanchester, is wounded. On Monday evening some of his personal belongings were received from one of his comrades, but nothing was enclosed indicating what had become of their son. Naturally the parents are very anxious. A letter has since been received from the War Office, stating he is wounded in the thigh, and in hospital in France.

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09/04/2012

. . Martyn Smith