Private Searle was killed in action by a shell on the 9th April 1917.
He was 20 years old and is buried at Hervin Farm Cemetery, Arras in France.
Private James Percy Searle, and his brother, George, both
enlisted on the 2nd of February 1915.
James and William Parkin (also from Gainsborough) were two of 15 members of the same Regiment killed on the same day.