Pte. William Latham

Pte. William Latham

Postby JohnFearn » Mon Apr 13, 2009 3:23 pm

Private William Latham, of the Border Regiment, who was posted as missing on May 19th last, is now officially presumed to have been killed on that date. He was 39 years of age, and leaves a widow and four children, who reside at 13, Longfield Street. Formerly a weaver, he joined the Army in October, 1914, and after taking part in the Dardanelles campaign he went to Egypt, being subsequently transferred to France.
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Reported by: Blackburn Times, 23rd March, 1918.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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