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SURNAME

FORENAME(S)

RANK/ SERVICE NUMBER

HOW DIED

THEATRE OF WAR

DATE OF DEATH

BURIED

GRAVE REFERENCE

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ABBOTT

Henry

14718 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

24 July 1916

ST.SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

A. 34. 8.


Native of Alston, Cumberland. Age 29.

ABBOTT

Alfred, James

29298 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


Son of Robert Arthur and Jane Abbott, of 12, Wylam Terrace, Stanley, Co. Durham. Age 19.

ABBOTT

Walter

29534 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

28 May 1918

SOISSONS MEMORIAL

Border Regiment Panel


Son of Mrs. Ellen Abbott, of 23, Ash St., Oldham Rd., Miles Platting, Manchester. Age 18.

AGNEW

William John

26959 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


Son of William and Esther Ellen Agnew, of 95, High Queen St., Whitehaven, Cumberland. Age 24.

AINSWORTH

Arthur

27404 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

21 October 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6A and 7C


Brother of Richard Ainsworth, of 14, Talbot St., Rishton, Blackburn. Age 39.

AINSWORTH

William

27424 L/Cpl

k.i.a.

F&F

21 October 1916

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY, GRANDCOURT

IX. B. 10.



AIREY

Albert, Edward

242231 Private. Transf.5th Border

k.i.a.

F&F

23 March 1918

POZIERES MEMORIAL

Panel 46.


WINDERMERE WAR MEMORIAL

BOWNESS ON WINDERMERE
ST MARTINS CHURCH MEMORIAL PLAQUE

Son of James and Lucy Airey, of Ash St., Bowness- on -Windermere,
Westmorland. Also on Windermere War Memorial and Bowness On Windermere St Martins Church Memorial Plaque.

AIREY

William, Henry

14343 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


PHOTO

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Airey, of
30, Lound St., Kendal, Westmorland. Age 26. Born 1892. A grocers assistant.

ALDOUS

Alan, Edward

Second Lieutenant

k.i.a.

F&F

03 July 1916

OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY

X. U. 3.


Son of the Rev. J. C. P. and Mrs. Aldous, of Sywell Rectory, Northampton. Age 24.

ALGER

Laurence William

21314 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

15 July 1916

MILLENCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

B.11.


Son of Fanny Crane (formerly Alger), of 3, The Row, Weeting, Brandon, Norfolk, and the late William Alger. Age 21.

ALLAN (M.C.)

John, William Anderson

Second Lieutenant

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


Son of Andrew Allan, of 42, Cambridge Gardens, Leith; husband of Isabella D. Elliot Allan, of 4, Montagu Terrace, Edinburgh.Holder of Military Cross.

ALLONBY

Michael, Robert

30216 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

23 October 1916

PUCHEVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY

V.E.8.


D Company : Son of Thomas and Margaret Allonby, of Setterah Park, Askham, Westmorland. Age 20.

ALLPORT

Fred

12179 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6A and 7C


Son of the late Daniel and Emily Allport, of Middleton St. George, Darlington, Durham.

ANDERSON

Robert

24582 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

30 March 1918

HEATH CEMETERY HARBONNIERES

I. J. 5.

St.Michael and All Angels Church, Muncaster
CHURCH MEMORIAL

Listed SDGW as 8th Bn/ CWGC as 5th Bn. Brother of Mrs Mary Tyson, of 8, Emanual Fold, Little Hulton, Bolton. Age 26. Memorial at St.Michael and All Angels Church, Muncaster

ANDERSON

Thomas

12892 L/Cpl.

k.i.a.

F&F

06 June 1917

ST. QUENTIN CABARET MILITARY CEMETERY

II. L. 17.



ANDERSON

Thomas, Henry

13525 Lance Sergeant

k.i.a.

F&F

27 April 1916

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY, VIMY

VII. D. 9.


PHOTO

A Building Contractor in his family firm. Son of Daniel and Mary Ann Anderson, of 3, Bransty Villas, Whitehaven, Cumberland. Age 21. Killed in a bombing raid on the trenches in 27th April 1916, north of Neuville Vitasse.

ANDERSON

W.H.

Second Lieutenant 5th Border att.8th Border

k.i.a.

F&F

13 June 1918

MESSINES RIDGE BRITISH CEMETERY

I.C.23.



ARMITAGE

Norman, Wrigley

27177 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


Son of Sykes and Jane Armitage, of Ossett, Yorks. Age 31.

ARMITAGE

Richard

202818 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

14 June 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.


Son of Elizabeth Ann Armitage, of 14, Common Way, Stoke Heath, Coventry, and the late Isaac Armitage. Age 18.

ARMSTRONG

Frederick, Wilson

14859 Private.

d.o.w.

F&F

30 July 1916

ST.SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

B. 34. 11.


PHOTO

Son of A. Armstrong, of Springwell House, Kendal,
and the late Frederick Armstrong. Age 25. Died of wounds sustained in July 1916. Also commemorated on FAMILY GRAVE- KENDAL PARKSIDE.

ARMSTRONG

Joseph, Talbot

14715 Private.

d.o.w.

F&F

16 July 1916

ST.SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

A. 31. 15.

LAMPLUGH CHURCHYARD MEMORIAL

LOW MILL MEMORIAL, MEMORIAL HOUSE EGREMONT

Son of William Henry Talbot Armstrong and Jane Ellen Anne Armstrong, of 26, Low Mill, Egremont, Cumberland. Age 22. Also comemmorated Lamplugh Churchyard Low Mill Memorial House, Egremont

ARMSTRONG

Robert, James

34264 Private.

d.

Home

22 August 1918

COLCHESTER CEMETERY

S. 1. 22.



ARMSTRONG

Stephen

14717 Private.

d.o.w.

F&F

16 July 1916

WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

V. A. 10.


PHOTO

Son of Stephen and Annie Armstrong, of Kendal, Westmorland. Age 19.Born 1896 Kendal,Westmorland. In 1901 living at 11 Victoria Road, Penrith with parents Stephen and Ann, other children Mary and Ralph. Died of wounds sustained in July 1916.

ARMSTRONG

William

19664 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6A and 7C



ARMSTRONG

William, Scott

17384 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS

XIV. B. 1.


Son of Robert Armstrong, of Crag View, Westerkirk, Dumfriesshire. Age 20.

ASBRIDGE

Joseph

5756 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

31 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6A and 7C



ASHBURNER

Edward

8/14711 Private.

d.o.w.

F&F

17 May 1916

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI

I. L. 13.


PHOTO

Son of William Robert Burrow and Mary Ann Ashburner , of
Haverflatts Lane Milnthorpe,
Westmorland. Age 20.Born 1896 Milnthorpe Westmorland, a Stone Mason's apprentice. Sisters Mary A. and Ada. Entered first theatre of war- France 29/9/1915. Also on MILNTHORPE
ST THOMAS
CHURCH MEMORIAL

ASHE

James

25850 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


Son of Elizabeth Ashe, of 17, Bungalows, Cleator Moor, Cumberland, and the late Patrick Ashe. Age 21.

ASHURST

John, Edwin

33832 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

21 March 1918

ARRAS
MEMORIAL

PANEL 6.



ASKEW

Henry

5978 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

14 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6A and 7C


Of the Old Police Station, Wigton, Cumberland

ATKINSON

J.

14050 Private

d.o.w.

home.

31 August 1918

SUNDERLAND (MERE KNOLLS) CEMETERY

13. A. 3352.


Died of wounds received on the Somme 16th July,1916. Age 23. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Ann Atkinson, of 12, Topliff Row, Monkwearmouth.

ATKINSON

A. William

28458 L/Cpl.

k.i.a.

F&F

01 August 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.


Son of Richard Evan and Sarah Jane Atkinson; husband of Florence Parkinson (formerly Atkinson), of 73, Wildman St., Preston. Age 24

ATKINSON

Thomas

16439 Private.

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.

SHAP ST MICHAELS CHURCH
MEMORIAL PLAQUE

Son of Thomas and Hannah Atkinson, of Hunger Hill, Bampton, Askham, Penrith; husband of Mary Anne Potter (formerly Atkinson), of Main St., Shap, Westmorland. His brother James also fell. Age 26. Also on Shap St Michaels Church Memorial Plaque.

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Thanks to Paul Bramham for the pictures of houses and streets in Kendal associated with men of the 8th Border Regiment