Workingtonian's Gone Under (11th Battalion)

Workingtonian's Gone Under (11th Battalion)

Postby kerchi » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:31 am

WORKINGTONIAN’S GONE UNDER

Official word was received on Wednesday that Signaller Stanley Bacon (22), fifth son of the late Mr. H.W. and Mrs. Bacon, 180, Harrington Road, Workington, was killed on July 1st. He was with Mr. Jackson, solicitor for three years, and then for four years in the Combine Office. Another son joined the Forces in Canada and another is an accountant in the R.G.A. The same day Mrs. Lamont, 11, Brow Top, was officially notified of the death of her son Pvt. Robt. Lamont (42) Lonsdales. He was also killed in action on July 1st.

Published 22nd July 1916, West Cumberland Times
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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