Pte. George Bamber

Pte. George Bamber

Postby JohnFearn » Mon Apr 13, 2009 3:00 pm

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Private George Bamber (6585), 2nd Border Regiment, of 25, Swan Street, has been reported missing, after an engagement on October 26th. Prior to enlisting on November 7th, 1914, he worked as a size mixer at Messrs. Longworth's Walpole Street Mill. Any information respecting him will be gratefully received.

Reported by: Blackburn Times, 15th December, 1917. Please see the posting about the Bamber family in the Blackburn Weekly Telegraph section of this forum.Reproduced with grateful acknowledgement of the Cotton Towns Digitization Project. For conditions please see http://www.cottontown.org/page.cfm?language=eng&pageID=348
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