WILKIN, Francis Joseph

ă 241711 Pte.  2/6 Sherwood Foresters. also 6862260, 22 London Regt. (DC 12/5/1917; ‘reported in hospital in France with scalp wounds’).  b 1895 Hathersage, 1911C living at The Dale, 1918 absent voters address; School Lane, Hathersage. Worked for his father as a joiner, painter & decorator. Younger son of John Francis Wilkin, Millers Bank, Hathersage, who was brother to Austin Mark and Charles Philip Wilkin. His sons are therefore cousin to Charlie Austin and Charles Philip (above) and John Joseph Wilkin below. Their grandmother was Catherine Smith also b Hathersage 1833.