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poppyOn this day one hundred years ago one soldier of the 1st Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 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.


Private George Cato. Born and enlisted in Liverpool. George was a pre-war special reservist soldier who had joined the Reserves in 1910. He was mobilised shortly after War broke out and 49 days after his arrival in France he died of gunshot wounds to his head and back at No. 11 General Hospital in Boulogne.

Rank: Private
Service No: 1588
Age: 23
Date of Death: 29/10/1914 (DOW)
Regiment/Service: The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1st Bn.
Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL


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