Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby spike » Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:51 pm

Lieutenant Arthur Giles Snook
11th Border Regiment
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Commissioned Second Lieutenant
10th Border Regiment 7th August 1915.
Posted to 11th Battalion 29th May 1916.
Arthur Giles Snook won a Billiards tournament,
in March 1917.
From the inscription on the cup presented to him,
he may have been in hospital recovering at the time.
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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby plbramham » Sat Nov 23, 2013 1:06 pm

When you see all those cups that were "flying around" in those days, the price of silver must have been comparatively cheap? ( Think of the modern plastic trophies given these days.)
I wonder what percentage of these regimental trophies have ended up in the melting pot? 80 -90% maybe?
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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby kerchi » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:26 pm

plbramham wrote:I wonder what percentage of these regimental trophies have ended up in the melting pot? 80-90% maybe?
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As many as that? A shame if that is the case. :-'(
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby spike » Tue Nov 26, 2013 2:11 pm

Second Lieutenant R.L. Lewis
11th Border Regiment
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In 1915 with 10th Border Regiment
(Reserve Battalion).
Served with 11th Border as a Second Lieutenant 1916
(gazetted 7th Jan 1915)
and then transferred to 7th Border
and promoted to Lieutenant
Whilst with 7th Border rose to rank of Captain.
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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby spike » Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:33 pm

Second Lieutenant Gilfrid Elliott Brown
11th Border Regiment
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Enlisted a 19877 Private in 6th Border,
Served at Gallipoli, promoted to Lance
Corporal and transferred to 1st Border,
where he was wounded in action.
Commissioned November 1915 and
trained with 10th Border.
Posted to 11th Border 8th July 1916.
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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby spike » Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:15 pm

Second Lieutenant Alfred Ernest Monkhouse
E Company 11th Border Regiment
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Gazetted Second Lieutenant 15th April 1915,
Posted to 11th Border in the field, arriving
30th March 1916 with Second Lieutenant
Davidson, to the Dernancourt E1 Sector.
Initially at depot transferred to France
and killed in action 1st July 1916.
Commemorated Thiepval Memorial
Pier and Face 6A and 7C
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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby spike » Fri Dec 06, 2013 6:09 pm

Second Lieutenant Joseph Nixon Macrae
11th Border Regiment
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Age 19. Son of William Cairns Macrae and Agnes Macrae,
of Coulter Station House, Symington, Lanarkshire.
Born - 1899 at Station House, Addiewell.
Resident of East Retford, Nottinghamshire.
Gazetted to Second Lieutenant rank 11th December 1917.
Killed in action 18th February 1918, buried in
Poelcapelle British Cemetery in grave : IX. B. 13.
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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby spike » Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:08 pm

Last one of the Lonsdale Battalion I have a picture of, if anyone has any more they would be willing to share with me, I would be very grateful.....Spike


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Henry Clarence Horsburgh Lane
11th Border Regiment
Killed in action: 10th July 1917
Commemorated : Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
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Son of Mr and Mrs John Macdonald Lane
of Devonia, Kew Rd, Richmond Surrey
Was a Government Officer in the Malay States
and returned home to enlist.
Trained at the Officer Cadet Corps, Newmarket
and sent overseas, February 1917.
Killed in action at Nieuport leading his
company through heavy shell fire to the
aid of another : 10th July 1917
Commemorated : Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres
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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby spike » Wed Apr 02, 2014 6:47 pm

26954 Private John Hunter
11th Border Regiment
Died in hospital : 28 January 1918
Buried : Cockermouth Cemetery, Cumberland
Grave Reference : C1.CE.37.
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Born : Cockermouth, Cumberland
Enlisted : Carlisle
Resident of Cockermouth
John Hunter died in hospital and is buried at
Cockermouth.
He lost an arm and a leg in France
He was admitted to Wandsworth hospital first
and then onto Erskine Bridge Military Hospital
Scotland and died when gangrene set in.

Thanks to Mike Deacon and John Hunter, grandson of John above for the picture and info
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Re: Lonsdale Photographs in the Roll of Honour

Postby mrdeacon » Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:48 pm

My pleasure Spike I am glad to help out when I can.

Regards Mike.

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