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poppyOn this day one hundred years ago a soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, died of wounds (DOW) and another man died (D) whilst being held as a Prisoner of War.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.


 1st Battalion

Battalion War Diary

11th November 1914 – Remained here all morning and at 02:30 PM were suddenly called out to take up a position to stop any further advance of enemy who had broken through at VELDHOEK. Were shelled moving into position and had three men wounded. We were relieved by the Gloucester Regt at about 10 PM and returned to our old wood East of HOOGE.


10187 Private HUGH JONES. Hugh was born and enlisted in Liverpool. He was buried in POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY

Rank: Private
Service No: 10187
Date of Death: 11/11/1914 (DOW)
Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1st Bn.
Cemetery: POPERINGHE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY


10863 Private THOMAS MAY. Thomas was born and enlisted in Preston. Son of the late Bernard and Ellen May. Thomas had also served in the South African Campaign. Thomas died as a Prisoner of War and is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres.

Rank: Private
Service No: 10863
Date of Death: 11/11/1914 (D)
Age: 36
Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1st Bn.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


Total Casualties to date (inclusive)

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Regulars
1st Battalion: 305 – Worst day: 14/09/1914 (85)
2nd Battalion: 50 – Worst day: 04/11/1914 (49)

Territorials
1/4th Battalion: 2
1/5th Battalion: 3

New Armies
7th Battalion: 1
10th Battalion: 1

Reserves and Home Service
Depot: 1
3rd Battalion: 1
Unknown: 1


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