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DARVELL

Frederick, William M.C.

Second Lieutenant

k.i.a.

F&F

27 May 1918

SOISSONS MEMORIAL

Border Regiment Panel


Age 20. Son of the late Arthur H. and Jane Darvell.

DAVEY

Richard, Cox

21341 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


Age 31. Husband of Martha Maria Ludgate (formerly Davey), of Millstone Yard, Mill St., Runcorn, Cheshire

DAVIDSON

Andrew

24868 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

07 June 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.


Age 20. Son of John and Agnes Davidson, of Charlesfield Cottages, Annan, Dumfriesshire

DAVIDSON

John

Lieutenant

d.

F&F

15 October 1917

NEUFCHATEL-HARDELOT (NEUFCHATEL) CHURCHYARD

8


Age 32. Son of the late William and Annabella Davidson, of Colmonell, Ayrshire. M.A. (Hons.) Edinburgh. Found shot at Third Army School near Neufchatel.

DAVIDSON

Richard

32722 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.

ARTHURET CHURCH MEMORIAL

Son of Henry and Mary Davidson of Fordlands, Hethersgill. Died 10th April 1918, aged 20.

DAVIE

George,William

15518 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

20 April 1918

HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY

III. E. 4.


8th Bn. Border Regiment attd. 75th Trench Mortar Bty. Born 1894 Consett, Durham. Address 11 Arthur St Carlisle. Railway Station Messenger. Father David Croal Davie.

DAVIES

Leonard

17536 Private, ex 11th Border Regiment Transferred to 8th Border Regiment

d.o.w.

F&F

21 July 1916

ST SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN

A. 36. 1


PHOTO

Died of wounds, received at the Battle of the Somme 21st July 1916. Age 18. Son of Charles and John and Charlotte Davies, of 21, Springfield Place, Guiseley, Leeds. Native of Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland. .

DAWS

William, Claxton

21666 Private

d.o.w.

F&F

05 September 1916

ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

IV. C. 20.


Age 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Daws, of Wells, Norfolk. An agricultural farm labourer.

DAWES

W.

34266 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 October 1918

BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

VII.F.3.


Age 20. Born1898. A coal miner. Lived at 23 Plumblands Lane, Whitehaven. Son of William and Mary J. Brother of Henry, Martha, Frederick, Faith J., Alfred, Robert E., Thomas, and Daniel R.

DAWSON

George

32267 Sergeant

d.

F&F

05 June 1917

NIEUWKERKE CHURCHYARD

H.2.



DAWSON

Frederick

28911 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


A Company 8th Border. Age 21. Son of Henry and Sarah Ann Dawson, of 8, Park Lane, Middleton, Manchester.

DAWSON

James

29288 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

18 April 1918

LINSELLES COMMUNAL CEMETERY

British. B. 5.



DAWSON

James

Second Lieutenant (att .15th D.L.I)

k.i.a.

F&F

28 May 1918

SOISSONS MEMORIAL

Border Regiment Panel


Age 28. Son of Alexander and Annabella Dawson, of 21, Fonthill Terrace, Aberdeen. Formerly 3rd Bn. Gordon Highlanders.

DEACON

Joseph, James

21372 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


Age 21. Son of Joseph Parlett Deacon, of 102, Vincent Rd., Norwich

DENNISON

Ernest

15118 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

06 October 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


PHOTO

C Company 8th Border. Age 21. Son of Robert and Lily May Dennison, of
17,Lound St, Kendal, Westmorland.
Enlisted Aug., 1914. Also commemorated on family grave FAMILY GRAVE KENDAL PARKSIDE .

DENT

Sidney, Oliad

21393 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


A casual labourer. Born 1885. Lived 6 Frederick Place, Kings Lynn.

DENVIR

William

14421 Private

d.o.w.

F&F

09 November 1915

BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

I.C.41


Died of wounds sustained on 8th November 1915, whilst working on a support trench that was shelled.

DERBYSHIRE

James

18308 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

23 March 1918

ARRAS
MEMORIAL

BAY 6.



DE VETO

F.

18512 Lance Corporal

d.

home.

15 March 1919

PRESTON (NEW HALL LANE) CEMETERY

H. RC. 44.



DICKINSON

Dacre

260149 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 August 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.


Son of George Dickinson, of King's Arms Lane, Alston, Cumberland

DICKSON

James

19494 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



DIXON

George

14422 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


PHOTO


DIXON

Walter

19360 Private

k.i.a.

F & F

11 July 1916

WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

I. E. 35.


PHOTO

Born 1893. Address: 20 Taylor's Yard, Kendal. A Stonemason by trade. Parents John & Margaret Dixon. Brother of Thomas ,Albert ,Johnell, Herbert, Ernest, Fred, Harold, and Ada May.

DIXON

Walter

15122 Sergeant

k.i.a.

F&F

03 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


PHOTO

WALTER DIXON
WAR MEDALS

Age 26. Son of John and Mary Ann Dixon, of "Brookside", Highfield, Kendal Westmorland. Also known as "Togo", pictured wearing a Kendal rugby club shirt, he was a key player in the club's early years between 1907-1914.

WALTER DIXON
MEMORIAL PLAQUE

DIXON

William

19922 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



DIXON

George

12506 Private

d.

F&F

14 July 1917

LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY

XVI. B. 13.



DIXON

Ernest

15116 Lance Corporal

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.



DIXON

Edmund Lawrence

15031 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

03 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



DIXON

Oswald Steele

15177 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

26 August 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


PHOTO



Born 1894 Strickland Ketel. Address Low Brundrigg, Kendal. General engineer. Mother Nancy. Brother of Jessie, Alice, Mary. Lancelot, and Ruth. Also commemorated FAMILY GRAVE
and
MEMORIAL PLAQUE

DIXON

Robert Drysdale

15120 Private Transf 7th W and C Yeo. Bn

k.i.a.

F&F

15 September 1918

GAUCHE WOOD CEMETERY, VILLERS GUISLAIN

47


PHOTO

Born 1893 Kendal. Address: 9 Westcliffe, Kendal. Building trade apprentice. .Father Richard. Brother of Frederick, Isabel, Annie, Ruth, and Nora.
Transferred to 7th Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry Bn. A footballer before the war.

DOBSON

   J.

26450 Private

d.

home.

02 January 1921

PENRITH CEMETERY

C. AC. Green. 32.



DODD

James

5994 Private

d.

home.

15 July 1917

CARLISLE, DALSTON ROAD CEMETERY

11. M. 26.


Age 48. Son of Patrick and Catherine Dodd; husband of Elizabeth Dodd, of 6, Stordy's Square, King St., Carlisle.

DODGSON

William

14002 Lance Corporal

k.i.a.

F&F

21 October 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


PHOTO

Of Beckermet.

DODSON

John

242111 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

11 April 1918

TOURCOING (PONT-NEUVILLE) COMMUNAL CEMETERY

H. 9.


Age 31. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dodson, of Main St., Keyworth, Notts; husband of Gertrude Dodson, of 5, Wright Wilson St., Retford, Notts.

DOGGETT

Harry, Edwin

21334 Lance Corporal

k.i.a.

F&F

14 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



DONALDSON

Joseph, Ward

13535 Lance Corporal

k.i.a.

F&F

01 October 1915

LANCASHIRE COTTAGE CEMETERY

II. D. 8.


Age 23. Son of Robert Henry and Jane Hewitt Donaldson, of Granby House, Whitehaven. Cumberland. Killed returning from a listening post on the night of 1st October 1915.

DONOHUE

Thomas

Second Lieutenant

k.i.a.

F&F

08 February 1917

BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION

III.A.198



DORAN

John, Vincent

260062 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

27 May 1918

SOISSONS MEMORIAL

Border Regiment Panel



DOUGLAS

Andrew

14414 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



DOUGLAS

Andrew

27650 Private

d.o.w.

F&F

29 April 1918

BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY

IX.B.3.


Age 23. Brother of M. Douglas, of 9, George St., Amble, Northumberland.

DOUTHWAITE

Walter, Birkbeck

15029 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

15 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


PHOTO

Of
Compston Road, Ambleside
Westmorland. Born 1882. Worked at a farm in Rydal. Father George Robert.

DOVE

Charles, Bertram

Captain

k.i.a.

F&F

21 March 1918

FAVREUIL BRITISH CEMETERY

II. E. 35.


SEDBURGH SCHOOL MEMORIAL CLOISTER

3rd Bn att. 8th Bn. Age 34. Husband of Amy Caton Dove, of "La Casina," Hayling Island, Hants. Killed on the march up to Favreuil-21.3.18. Also on Sedburgh School Memorial Cloister.

DOWDELL

Ernest, George M.C.

Second Lieutenant

k.i.a.

F&F

22 March 1918

ARRAS
MEMORIAL

BAY 6.


Holder of the Military Cross. Killed at VAULX WOOD - 22.3.18.

DOWNES

John

16461 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.


FAMILY GRAVE, MARYPORT CEMETERY

Commemorated also on a family grave in Maryport Cemetery, Cumberland

DRESSER

Edward

13938 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

28 April 1918

TYNE COT MEMORIAL

PANEL 85 to 86.


Age 40. Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dresser; husband of Mary Ann Dresser, of 4, Ryhope St., New Town, Houghton-le-Spring, Co. Durham.

DUCKWORTH

Arthur

22202 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



DUFFIN

Clement

16172 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

27 August 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



DUNCALFE

George, Humphrey

26416 Private. Transf. 1/5th Border

k.i.a.

F&F

30 September 1918

BELLICOURT BRITISH CEMETERY

VI.J.1.


Son of Richard and Emma W. Duncalfe; husband of Nellie Duncalfe, 0f 26, Westbourne Rd., Urmston, Manchester.

DUNN

Thomas

13962 Corporal

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.



DUPRE

John

28471 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

22 July 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.

BARROW IN FURNESS WAR MEMORIAL

Also commemorated Barrow in Furness War Memorial

EARL

James

240229 Private Formerly 3073 2/5th Border,5th Border, 4th Border and Depot Battalion.

d.
(sickness)

Home

6 June 1916

WORKINGTON (HARRINGTON ROAD) CEMETERY

2. D. 2A

Age 21. Son of William and Annie Earl of 89 Griffin St, Workington. Enlisted 2/5th Border Regiment, served with 5th Border, then 8th Border.Wounded 4 times and posted missing 10th April 1918.- P.O.W .

Returned to UK 31st December 1919 in poor health due to captivity. Died of Bronchitis and Pleurisy in hospital at Carlisle 6th June 1919.

EARL

Thomas

13544 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

14 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



EASTENS

Walter

33270 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.



EASTWOOD

Edward, Frank

20833 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

14 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



EDWARDS

Victor

21369 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



EDWARDS

William, Charles

7750 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



EDWARDS

John

14430 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


Son of William and Mary Edwards, Kings Head Court, Keswick, working as a gardener before the war, enlisted 7th Sept 1914, entered France 26th Sept 1915, wounded 7th July 1916 ( g.s.w face and abdomen ), missing presumed dead 10th April 1918.

ELLIOTT

Robert

23778 Private

d.o.w.

F&F

30 July 1916

DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No.1

IV. E. 5.


PHOTO

Age 24. Son of James and Betsy Elliott, of Hallfoot Mills, Kirklinton, Carlisle. Also commemorated on KIRKLINTON CHURCH PLAQUE

ELLIOTT

Joseph, Railton M.M.

17541 Sergeant

k.i.a.

F&F

12 August 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.


PHOTO

Age 24. Son of Joseph and Sarah Elliott, of Bongate Goss, Appleby, Westmorland. Also on APPLEBY ST LAWRENCE CHURCH MEMORIAL.

ELLIOTT

Mitchel

202883 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

07 June 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.



ELLIOTT

John, William

23573 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

24-25 July 1918

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY

LXV. F. 28.


Killed in air raid . Age 22. Son of John and Margaret Elliott, of Derwent House, Barepot, nr. Workington, Cumberland. Native of Seaton, Workington.

ELLIOTT

William, Douglas

14755 Sergeant

k.i.a.

F&F

27 May 1918

SOISSONS MEMORIAL

Border Regiment Panel

SILLOTH WAR MEMORIAL

Age 23. Husband of Hannah Mary Elliott, of York Mills, Toronto, Canada. Also featured on Silloth War Memorial, Cumberland.

ELLIS

Joseph

29355 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

28 May 1918

SOISSONS MEMORIAL

Border Regiment Panel



ELLIS

Stanley, Gladstone

33813 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.



ELLWOOD

John, Townson

14433 Corporal

k.i.a.

F&F

27 May 1918

SOISSONS MEMORIAL

Border Regiment Panel


Born 1886. Address: 19 Windermere Road, Kendal. Grocer's carter. Son of The late Townson and Ann Ellwood; Brother of Annie, Maria,Ronald,and James Edward. Age 32, husband of the late Alice Ellwood

ELSON

Walter

8/15130 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

18 May 1916

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI

I. N. 8.


PHOTO

Of Park Street, Kendal, Westmorland.

Killed by enemy bombing attack 18th May 1916.

ENGLAND

Wilfred

29484 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


Age 19. Son of Joseph and Ada England, of 3, Ashfield Place, Otley, Yorks.

ENTWISTLE

John

12909 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 July 1916

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL

Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.



EVANS

Richard

16475 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

04 August 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.



EVANS

Thomas,David

28891 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

05 August 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.



EVANS

Edwin

26060 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

10 April 1918

PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL

Panel 6.


Son of Edwin Atkinson Evans and Fanny Evans, husband of Annie (Borthwick) 21 Rose Terrace, Keswick, enlisted in the Territorials 12th Jan 1909, served in India 29th Oct 1914 to 3rd Dec 1915.

EVERITT

Richard,Burton

22981 Private

k.i.a.

F&F

01 August 1917

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

PANEL 35.


Born 1887 Saltby Leicestershire. Address: 39 Dame Agnes St. Nottingham. Railway drayman. Mother Emma. Brother of Emma Ellen, Sarah Ann, Keate,Ada,Maggie, & May

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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