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poppyOn this day one hundred years ago one man of the 1st Battalion The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment was killed in action (KIA) and two other men died of wounds (DOW) in France.

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.


2418 Private Thomas TATLOCK was KIA and is remembered on LE TOURET MEMORIAL. Thomas was from St. Helens and enlisted in Liverpool.

2130 Private Samuel COX died of wounds and is remembered on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL. He was the son of  Samuel John and Alice Cox of 27, Upper Monis Street, Wigan.

10568 Private Stanley LLOYD died of wounds and was buried at BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY. He was from Abercynon in Wales and enlisted in Newport.


Total Casualties to date (inclusive)

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Regulars
1st Battalion: 484 – Worst day: 22/12/1914 (89)
2nd Battalion: 52 – Worst day: 04/11/1914 (49)

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

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

Reserves and Home Service
Depot: 4
3rd Battalion: 1
Unknown: 1


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