Sikes' student, Edward, was shot down on 22 or 23 Aug 1918.
John H. Burrell served with the 17th Division, as a Staff Sergeant-Major (Musketry) 1914-1915; 2nd Lieutnant, 8th Durham Light Infantry 1915; Lieutenant 1917; Acting Captain & Adjutant 1917-1918; served with the British Expeditionary Force in France 1916-1918; mentioned in Despatches 1918, POW 1918. (died 13 June 1965)
2nd Lieut. Charles Armytage Wooler, 10th Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, was wounded in France on 1 July 1916. He died in hospital at Woolwich on 29 July 1916, aged 21 years.
Dr James A Struthers served as a Lieutenant with the Durham Light Infantry (wounded) 1914-1916, then was employed by the Ministry of Labour for WWI.
Letter from Edward Morse whose son suffered a severe concussion in action. He is writing to ask Sikes' help in emptying his sons rooms in College and returning to the family the boy's carpet.