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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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SURNAMES E

EASTHAM Bert
Private 241284, 1st/6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Died 30 May 1918. Aged 29. Native of Manchester. Son of Lydia Eastham, of 77, Holmfield Rd., Blackpool. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot LXVI. Row E. Grave 32.
EASTHAM C V
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
EASTWOOD Frederick
Sergeant 240154, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 23 July 1917. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Buried in VLAMERTINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VIII. Row A. Grave 6.
EASTWOOD James
Private TR/4/55444, 53rd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died in hospital at Kinmel Park Camp 11:20am 20 October 1918 from broncho pnuemonia during epidemic of influenza. Aged 18. Born Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of Mrs. Mary Eastwood, of 10, Wood St., South Shore, Blackpool. Attested 20 September 1918 in Preston, aged 18 years 1 month, height 5 feet 1½ inches, chest 33½ inches, weight 105½lbs, sandy hair, fresh complexion, grey eyes. Carter by trade. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section T. Grave 288.
EASTWOOD Sam
Lieutenant, 2nd/5th Battalion, The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 10 May 1918. Aged 25. Husband of Maud Maria Eastwood, of 34, Clarendon Rd., Blackpool. Buried in BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY, GEZAINCOURT, Somme, France. PLot I. Row B. Grave 6.
EASTWOOD Will
Private 1332, 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died on service 9 July 1916. Born Marton, Blackpool, enlisted Blackpool. Buried in AVESNES-LE-COMTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row A. Grave 20.
EAVES Edward
Lance Corporal 240427, 2nd/5th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 26 October 1917. Aged 21. Born South Shore, Blackpool, enlisted Blackpool. Son of William and Catharine Eaves, of 11, Watson's Lane, South Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 to 19.
EAVES George
Private 241682, 2nd/5th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 9 September 1917. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of John and Clara Eaves, of 18, Ash St., South Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL, Hainaut, Belgium. Panel 2.
EAVES John
Private 13608, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died on service in Salonika 19 October 1916. Aged 27. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of John and Clara Eaves, of 18, Ash St., South Shore, Blackpool. Buried in SALONIKA (LEMBET ROAD) MILITARY CEMETERY, Greece. Grave 601.
ECCLES Frank
Corporal 305803, 1st/8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 20 September 1917. Aged 20. Born, resident and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Gertrude Eccles, of 9, St. Bede's Avenue, Blackpool. Buried in DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot V. Row D. Grave 8.
ECCLES Victor
Private 2883, 8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 28 June 1915. Aged 21. Born Preston, Lancashire, resident and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Joseph and Eliza G. Eccles, of 9, St Bede's Avenue, Blackpool. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 12A.
EDMONDSON A
Private 22256, 9th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Aged 22. Son of John Henry and Nellie Edmondson, of 6, Stanley Rd., Hornby Rd., Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on DOIRAN MEMORIAL, Greece.
EDMUNDSON William David
Private SS/21930, Royal Army Service Corps. Enlisted 29 October 1915 in Blackpool, aged 45. Resident 11 Winifred Street, Blackpool. Labourer by trade. Husband of Mary Jane Edmundson (nee Walmsley), of 11 Winifred Street, Blackpool, married 17 March 1899 in Accrington, two children. Height 5 feet 4½ inches, chest 35½ inches. Served in Mesopotamia and France. Transferred to 305253, 726th Company, Labour Corps 1 August 1917. To Reserve on demobilization 21 March 1919, discharged to civilian clinic. In the 1911 census he was aged 39, born Accrington, Lancashire, a Company House Keeper, husband of Mary Jane, two children, resident 11 Winifred Street, Blackpool.
EDWARDS David George
Private 2880, 4th [SDGW] or 8th [CWGC] Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds, gunshot wounds to the head, 7 August 1916. Born, resident and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Clara Maria Edwards, of 49 Palatine Road, Blackpool. Enlisted 6 November 1914 in Blackpool, aged 17 years 2 months, resident 49 Palatine Road, Blackpool, height 5 feet 5½ inches, chest 33½ inches, Grocer by trade. Went to France 15 July 1916. Buried in HEILLY STATION CEMETERY, MERICOURT-L'ABBE, Somme, France. Plot III. Row B. Grave 27.
ELLIOT Harry Vincent
[Listed as Vincent ELLIOTT on SDGW] Company Quartermaster Sergeant 6507, 1st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 3 December 1917. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Halifax, rsident Blackpool. Son of Garforth and Hannah Elliott, of 46, St. Chad's Rd., South Shore, Blackpool. Native of Ovenden, Halifax. Buried in ROCQUIGNY-EQUANCOURT ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY, MANANCOURT, Somme, France. Plot VI. Row E. Grave 8.
ELLIS George
[Transcribed as Royal Scots Fusiliers] Private 17363, 12th Battalion, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment). Killed in action 11 April 1918. Aged 30. Born Sheffield, enlisted Manchester, resident Blackpool. Son of Tom and Hannah Ellis, of 57, Chapel St., Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 11 to 14 and 162.
ELSTON P
King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
EMBY Charles Henry
Able Seaman R/1935, Hawke Battalion R.N. Division, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed or died as a direct result of enemy action 3 September 1918. Born 24 April 1880 in St Thomas MT, India. Husband of Mrs Eva Emby, of 10, Victoria Avenue, off Beachfield Avenue, Blackpool. Religious denomination Church of England. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France . Panel 1 and 2.
ENGLISH George William
Gunner 166249, 156th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died from accidental injuries at 22 Casualty Clearing Station, France, 23 February 1919, injuries occured the day before. Aged 34. Born Blackpool. Son of Tom and Mary E. English, of 20 Charles Street, Blackpool; husband of Minnie English (nee Beckett), of 109, Cunliffe Road, Blackpool, married 22 October 1913 in St Saviours Church, Ringley(?), two children. Pork Butcher by trade. Enlisted 7 December 1915 at Blackpool, aged 31 years 2 months. Height 5 feet 10 inches, weight 136lbs, chest 33½ inches, rekligious denomination Chruch of England. Based at R.A. & Tank Corps Command Depot, Catterick, 27 July 1918 to 6 September 1918, suffering from the effects of gassing. Returned to France, embarked Shoreham 17 November 1918, disemabarked France 18 November 1918. Buried in CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord, France. Plot IV. Row A. Grave 21.

Extract from service record:

Wounds of left side of back & chest, penetrating chest & probably penetrating abdomen.

166249, Gnr. English E.W. was with a salvage party of Chinese. When walking across a field with Signlr. Evans there was an explosion & Gnr. English was hit in the back & Sgnlr. Evans received a slight wound on the head. Gnr. English was atken to 22 C.S.S. where he died the following day.

W.N. Scott Capt.

ENTWISTLE John
Private 306336, 2nd/8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 26 October 1917. Resident and enlisted Blackpool, born Darwen, Lancashire. Buried in CEMENT HOUSE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot III. Row E. Grave 9.
EVANS John Henry
Sergeant 306190, 8th Battalion [CWGC] or 6th Battalion [SDGW], The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died on service in United Kingdom 20 October 1918. Aged 27. REsident and enlisted Blackpool. Son of John Henry and Sarah Evans, of 3A, Exchange St., Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Sction A. Grave 312.
EVANS J W
Worcestershire Regiment
EVANS Maden
Gunner 155639 [CWGC] or 155699 [SDGW], 250th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 3 May 1918. Aged 31. Born Whitworth, Lancashire, enlisted and resident Blackpool. Son of John and Betsy Evans, of 17, King Edward Avenue, Blackpool. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IX. Row B. Grave 33.
EVERETT George Francis
Private 39339, 6th Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment). Killed in action 16 June 1917. Aged 34. Born Manchester, enlisted Blackpool. Son of John and Sarah Everett, of Manchester; husband of Maud Rose (formerly Everett), of 80, Newcastle Avenue, Blackpool. Buried in DERRY HOUSE CEMETERY NO. 2, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row A. Grave 12.

Last updated 6 August, 2018

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