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poppyOn this day, one hundred years ago today, one soldier of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment died (D) in the UK; and one 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.

    • 28 Private Arthur Croston; Husband of Margaret Ellen Porter (formerly Croston), of 19, Thornton Street, Preston.

Rank: Private
Service Number: 28
Date of Death: 06/10/1914 (D)
Regiment/Service:The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1/4th Bn.

    • 7725 Lance Corporal James Ryan; born in Everton. Enlisted in Preston; lived in Birmingham. Disembarked France on 21st August 1914. Entitled to 1914 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal (BWM and VM returned to sender).

Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 7725
Date of Death: 06/10/1914 (DOW)
Regiment/Service:The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 1st Bn.

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