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KETTERING WORLD WAR 1

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SURNAMES L
1914-1919

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LANE
Arthur William
Private 16874, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 2nd Division. Killed in action 4 March 1917. Aged 20. Son of Arthur Charles & Beatrice Ellen Lane of 46, Gordon Street, Kettering. Born & enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
LAUNDON, MM
Edward Ronald
Lance Corporal TF.202288 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 54th Division. Killed in action in Palestine 27 November 1917. Aged 20. Son of Thomas & Florence Laundon of 63, Wood Street, Kettering. Born in Broughton and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Ramleh War Cemetery, Palestine.
LAWMAN
Bernard Walter
Private 32045, 1st/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Killed in action in Palestine 27th November 1917. Aged 20. Born Kettering, enlisted Northampton. Son of John and Mary Ann Lawman, of 162, Wood St., Kettering. Buried in RAMLEH WAR CEMETERY, Israel. Plot/Row C. Grave 40.

John Lawman lived with his wife and son at 162 Wood Street. His son, Bert, played cornet in the band – a leading player by all accounts. Bert worked at Loakes, in Wood Street. Bert joined up in January 1917, enlisting in the 1st/4th Northamptonshire Regiment. He is soon sent with his unit to what was then Palestine. He was killed in action on 27th November 1916 aged 20. His grave is in Ramleh War Cemetery about 9 miles SE of Jaffa, in present day Israel.

The following report is taken from the local paper "The Kettering Leader".

KETTERING SALVATIONIST BANDSMAN KILLED.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Lawman, of 162, Wood Street, Kettering, have received official information to the effect that their eldest son, Pte. Bert W. Lawman, of the Northants Rgmt, was killed in action in Palestine on Nov. 27th, 1917, The deceased soldier was only 20 years of age. He joined up on January 2nd, 1917, and formerly worked at Messrs. Loake’s Bros. boot factory. He was well-known as one of the leading cornet players in the Salvation Army Band, his father being the bandmaster.

LAWRENCE
Albert Ernest
Private 12620, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division Killed in action near Neuve Chapell 14 March 1915. Aged 18. Son of Mr & Mrs E A Lawrence of 61, Lower Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial
LEATON
John Henry
Private 32098, 13th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment 40th Division. Killed in action 9 April 1918. Aged 38 Husband of Mary Leaton of 134, King Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering & enlisted in Northampton Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial
LEE
Samuel Henry
Private 5423, 7th Battalion, Leinster Regiment 16th Irish Division. Killed in action 8 March 1917. Aged 20 Formerly with the Northamptons. Son of Harry & Elizabeth Lee of 2, Grooms Yard, Northall Street, Kettering. Born in Wellingborough and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Pond Farm Cemetery, Belgium
LENTON
Frank Richard
Private 16334, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action 10 March 1915. Aged 22. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial
LENTON
Sidney
Lance Corporal 16181, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 24th Division. Died of wounds 30 April 1916 age36. Born in Gretton and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord)
LEWIN
William Thomas
Private 39413, 1st Battalion, Royal Berkshire Regiment. 2nd Division Killed in action on the Somme 14 November 1916. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Huntingdon. Resident of Northampton. Formerly with the Hunts Cyclist Battalion. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial
LEWIS
Alwyn
Private TF.308148 1/8th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment 55th division Killed in action at Ypres 31 July 1917. Aged 39. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Manchester. Manchester resident. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial Ypres.
LEWIS
Ernest Roland
Private 534248 2/11th Battalion, London Regiment 56th London Division. Killed in action at Ypres 4 November 1917. Aged 38. Son of of Mr & Mrs T.Lewis of London Road, Kettering. Husband of Emily Lewis of The Market Place, Long Buckby. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Leytonstone, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial
LIDDINGTON
John George
Corporal 15169, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division Killed in action on the Somme 17 February 1917. Aged 23. Son of Mr & Mrs Henry Liddington of 1, Court, Gardens Street, Kettering. Born in Rothersthorpe and enlisted in Northampton. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.
LILLEY
Henry
Corporal 3/10690, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Killed in action 27 December 1914. Aged 21 Youngest. Son of William & Charlotte Lilley of 67. Barnwell Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Le Touret Memorial
LILLEY
Wilfred Frederick
Sergeant 45662 19th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 40th Division Killed in action 6 May 1917. Aged 23. Son of Frederick William and Edith Lilley of 59, Princes Street, Kettering. Formerly with the Suffolks. Born and enlisted in Kettering. No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial
LILLEYMAN
Harold George
Private 18484, 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 18th Division Killed in action 10 November 1916 Brother of Mrs E L Ridley of 49, Wood Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Courcelette British Cemetery.
LINNITT
Edward Victor
Lance Corporal 13087, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Division. Died of wounds at home 16 October 1915. Aged 17. Son of Alfred & Mary Linnitt of ‘The Nest’ Beatrice Road, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Kettering (London Road) Kettering.
LINNETT
John William
Gunner 79148 405th Siege Battery The Royal Garrison Artillery. Killed in action 28 March 1918. Aged 33. Son of Samuel & Clara Linnett of 32, Lower Street, Kettering. Husband of Emma Linnett. No known grave. Commemorated on Arras Memorial.
LOASBY
Ernest Edward
Private G.21022, 7th Battalion, East Kent Regiment. 18th Division Killed in action near Ypres 12 October 1917. Aged 19. Son of Henry & Mary Loasby of 6, Cross Street, Kettering. Born and enlisted in Kettering. Brother of George William Loasby Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial
LOASBY
Charles
Able Seaman J/5314 Royal Navy HMS “Victory “ Died at home 19 December 1916. Aged 25. Son of Frank & Barbara Loasby of 28, Bayes Street, Kettering. Born in Kettering. Buried in Kettering (London Road) Cemetery
LOASBY
George William
Private 8650, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Wounded at Neuve Chapelle & died at Estaires 14 March 1915. Aged 25. Son of Henry & Mary Loasby of 6, Cross Street, Kettering Brother of Ernest Edward Loasby. Born in York and enlisted in Kettering. Buried in Estaires Communal Cemetery Extension.
LOASBY
Harry
Able Seaman (Bristol) Z/5242, SS “The Duchess”, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. The only rating killed when the steamship was in collision with another vessel 30 June 1917. Aged 29. Son of Alban & Lucy Loasby. Born in Wellingborough. No known grave. Commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial
LOASBY
William Henry
Lance Corporal 10175, 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Division. Killed in action at Cuinchy 11 January 1915. Aged 25. Son of Arthur & Rebecca Loasby of 57, Clarence Road, Kettering. Born in Kettering and enlisted in Northampton. Buried in Guards Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy.

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