Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:34 pm

17365 Private James WIGHTMAN
A Company 11th Border Regiment
Killed in action : 01/07/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Age 25. Formerly a Farm Labourer
of Main Street Abbeytown.
Son of Walter and Mary Ann Wightman,
of Ward's Terrace, Abbeytown, Carlisle.
Enlisted 12th December 1914 in A Company.
Brothet of Luke Wightman, below.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:30 pm

19522 Private Luke WIGHTMAN
A Company 11 Border Regiment.
Killed in action : 01/07/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Age 22. Of the Straits Abbeytown.
Son of Walter and Mary Ann Wightman,
of Ward's Terrace, Abbey Town, Carlisle.
A Company 11 Border Regiment.
Brother of James Wightman, above.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Mon Aug 29, 2016 6:31 pm

16382 Private Joseph William WILKINS
B Company 11th Border Regiment
Transferred to 8th Border Regiment.
Killed in action : 05/09/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Of Graham Street, Penrith.
B Company 11th Border Regiment
transferred to 8th Border Regiment.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:22 pm

13324 Private James Jardine WILSON
A Company 11th Border Regiment
Killed in action : 01/07/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Formerly a Confectioner of
“Lochaber” Newtown, Carlisle.
Enlisted 28th September 1914 in A Company.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:29 pm

13755 Private William WILSON
B Company 11th Border Regiment.
Killed in action : 01/07/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Age 25. Formerly a Farm Worker
Son of William and Mary Jane Wilson,
of Thurstonfield, Carlisle.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:45 pm

17459 Private William Henry WILSON
A Company 11th Border Regiment
Killed in action:01/07/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel Reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Of Cumwhinton, Near Carlisle.
Went overseas with
A Company 11th Border Regiment
in November 1915.
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A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:16 pm

27696 Private Ernest George WITCOMB
11th Border Regiment
Formerly 1460 Herefordshire Regiment.
Killed in action : 18/11/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Formerly 1460 Herefordshire Regiment.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:31 pm

27837 Private William WOOTTON
11th Border Regiment
Formerly 4517 Herefordshire Regiment.
Killed in action: 18/11/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Formerly 4517 Herefordshire Regiment.
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A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:35 pm

27841 Private Thomas Henry YEMM
11th Border Regiment
Formerly 1497 Herefordshire Regiment.
Killed in action : 18/11/1916
Commemorated : Thiepval Memorial
Panel reference : Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Formerly Pte. 1497 Herefordshire Regiment.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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Re: Lonsdale Battalion War Graves- in memory of the fallen

Postby spike » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:39 pm

34511 Corporal Lee BROADHURST
11th Border Regiment
Formerly 35766 Cheshire Regiment.
Killed in action : 2/12/1917
Commemorated : Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel reference : Panel 85 to 86
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Formerly 35766 Cheshire Regiment.
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In memory of -19455 Private John Farrer,
A Company 11th Border Regiment k.i.a. 1st July 1916
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