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7 12, 2016

Joseph Rowan

December 7th, 2016|Dublin Fusiliers, Soldiers Stories|0 Comments

Joseph Rowan, killed in action on 14th July 1916 and later buried near to where he fell by his comrades, left a widow and young [...]

7 12, 2016

John Edward Whittaker

December 7th, 2016|East Lancashire Regiment, Soldiers Stories|0 Comments

Great–grandfather of our parishioner Catherine Wallwork (nee Ives), John Edward Whittaker was one of over a million men from Britain and Ireland who enlisted for [...]

7 12, 2016

Benjamin Pooley

December 7th, 2016|East Lancashire Regiment, Soldiers Stories|0 Comments

In September 1999, after many years of searching by family members and before First World War military records became accessible via the internet, our parishioners [...]

7 12, 2016

How news of the outbreak of war was reported in East Lancashire

December 7th, 2016|Life at Home|0 Comments

On August 4th 1914 the declaration of war between Great Britain and Germany was announced in a short statement by the Foreign Office at11 p.m. [...]

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