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Henry Burrows was the son of Edward and the late Mary Burrows, of 25 Aughton Street, Ormskirk, Lancashire.

Henry had pre-war service with the Dragoon Guards, number 7037.

Henry joined the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in September 1914, spending the next twelve months training in the UK.  On 25th September 1915, Henry and the 9th Battalion LNL, set sail from Folkstone to Boulogne on the Steamship (S.S) St Seiriol,.

On 9th May 1916, Lance Corporal Henry Burrows was killed in action. He was buried at the Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Eloi.

Unfortunately no further service records have been located.

Rank: Lance Corporal
Service No: 17502
Date of Death: 09/05/1916
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 9th Bn.

* Some records incorrectly record his first name as Harry.

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