Mealsgate Men Killed and Wounded (11th Battalion)

Mealsgate Men Killed and Wounded (11th Battalion)

Postby kerchi » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:37 am

MEALSGATE MEN KILLED AND WOUNDED

Mrs. Rumney of The Crossing, Mealsgate, had a letter from a cousin of her husband’s yesterday (Friday) informing her that her husband had been wounded in the fighting in France last Saturday, and had later died of his wounds. Another brother was wounded. Both the young men are sons of Mr. Rumney, of King Gate, near Watch Hill, Aspatria, and both were well known in Aspatria and district. Mrs. Rumney of The Crossing, is the daughter of Mr. Stoddart of Fletchertown, and has three brothers in the army.

Published 8th July 1917, West Cumberland Times
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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