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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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LAMB Thomas
Private 357493, 2nd/10th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 8 May 1917. Born Hull, Yorkshire, resident Blackpool, enlisted Lancaster. Buried in ERQUINGHEM-LYS CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, Nord, France. Plot II. Row B. Grave 10.
LAMBERT Lawrence
Rifleman 41070, 10th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles. Killed in action 3 August 1917. Aged 37. Born Birmingham, enlisted Swansea, resident Blackpool. Son of Edwin Lambert; husband of Grace Alice Lambert, of 43, Seed St., Blackpool. Served in the South African Campaign. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 40.

LAMBERT William
Corporal 12559, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) transferred to 89652, 101st Company, Labour Corps. Died of wounds 20 May 1918. Born Hollinwood, Lancashire, enlisted Blackpool. Husband of Lilian Lambert, of "Holme Lea," Arnold Avenue, Blackpool. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section Q. Plot III. Row F. Grave 15.
LANCETT Joseph William
Private 241266, 19th Battalion (Tyneside Pioneers), Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Aged 30. Born Great Orme, Carnarvonshire, enlisted Lambeth, London. Son of Joseph and Sarah Ann Lancett, of 76, Lord St., North Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 16 to 18.
LANDLES Walter
Private 306960, 16th Battalion, Tank Corps. Killed in action 29 September 1918. Aged 34. Born Clitheroe, Lancashire, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Archibald Landles, of 48, Wilson St., Clitheroe; husband of Edith Landles, of 75, Coronation St. Blackpool, Lancs. Formerly 217597, Royal Engineers, Buried in UNICORN CEMETERY, VENDHUILE, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row AA. Grave 7.
LAUNDERS Harold
[Listed as LAUNDER on CWGC & SDGW] Private 12943, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died 31 July 1917. Aged 24. Born Bury, Lancashire, enlisted Blackpool, Lancashire. Son of Elizabeth Launder, of 18, Carsluith Avenue, Marton, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 12.

LAWSON William
Private 4590, 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Killed in action 6 November 1914. Aged 33. Resident Thornton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire, born Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire, enlisted Blackburn. Husband of Mrs. H. Lawson, of 52, Erdington Rd., Blackpool. Buried in YPRES TOWN CEMETERY EXTENSION, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot II. Row B, Grave 10.
LEACH H C
Royal Horse & Royal Field Artillery
LEE J D
Manchester Regiment possibly James Denton, Second Lieutenant, 10th Battalion (Territorial), Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 22 January 1918. Buried in HALIFAX (LISTER LANE) CEMETERY, Yorkshire. Grave 1645.
LEE John
Private 7502, 23rd (Service) Battalion (1st Sportsman's), Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment). Died of wounds at 13th Corps Main Dressing Station 2 August 1916. Aged 22. Born Belton-Le-Flyde, enlisted Manchester, resident Blackpool. Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Lee, of 16, Elizabeth St., Blackpool. Buried in DIVE COPSE BRITISH CEMETERY, SAILLY-LE-SEC, Somme, France. Plot I. Row A. Grave 2.
LEES William H
Corporal 240983, 2nd/5th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 26 October 1917. Aged 19. Born Blackpool, enlisted Fleetwood. Son of H. and Georgina Emma Lees, of 18, Wolsley Rd., South Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 to 19.
LEVENE Nathan Neville

Second Lieutenant, 1st/8th (Irish) Battalion (Territorial), The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 8 August 1916. Resident 258, Hornby Road, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C.

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LEWIS Sydney
Private 241437, "A" Company, 2nd/5th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 26 October 1917. Aged 20. Born Manchester, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Mrs. Rachael Lewis, of 6, Fleet St., Blackpool. Previously addmitted to 18th General Hospital 10 July 1917. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 18 to 19.
LEWTAS John
Private 306188, 13th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Killed in action 28 March 1918. Born, resident and enlisted Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 3.

LEWTAS James Peter
Corporal 46408, 1st Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Died of wounds 2 November 1918. Aged 20. Born Blackpool, enlisted Lancaster. Son of Thomas and Jennie Lewtas. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN, Seine-Maritime, France. Section S. Plot II. Row JJ. Grave 5.
LEWTAS J W
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
LEWTAS William
Private 147184, 78th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed in action; he was following up the general advance on the morning of August 8th, 1918, with the Headquarters Sections. On reaching the vicinity of Hangard the enemy dropped a barrage of heavy shells amongst the sections instantly killing Private Lewis and six others, 8 August 1918. Aged 39. Born 13 July 1878 in Blackpool. Son of Francis and Grace Lewtas; husband of Ethel G. B. Lewtas, of 77, Newport, Lincoln. Carpenter by trade. Atetsted 1 July 1915 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, aged 37 years, height 5 feet 6½ inches, chest 35½ inches, light complexion, grey eyes, auburn hair (thin), religious denomination Church of England. Buried in CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 17. National Archives of Canda Accession Reference: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 5633 - 5
LIGHTBOWN Henry
Corporal 11371, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died 19 August 1915. Aged 18. Son of John and Isabella Lightbown, of 218, Whitegate Drive, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 32 and 33.
LINDEN Michael
Driver R4/062906, 4th Base Remount Depot, Royal Army Service Corps. Died on service 11 January 1916. Born Ballynahinch, enlisted Lathom Park, resident Blackpool. Husband of Amy Linden, of 5, Freckleton St., Blackpool. Buried in BOULOGNE EASTERN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot VIII. Row C. Grave 80.
LINDLEY Foster
Second Lieutenant Temporary Lieutenant, 7th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Died of wounds 9 May 1918. Aged 29. Son of Thomas and Alice Lindley, of Barnsley, Yorks; his brother Frank Marcus Lindley also fell (see below). Buried in VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot III. Row F. Grave 25.
LINDLEY Frank Marcus
Private 204618, 3rd/5th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 30 July 1917. Aged 19. Resident Barnsley, Yorks, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Thomas and Alice Lindley, of 54, Park Grove, Barnsley; his brother Foster Lindley alsp fell (see above). Buried in COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot I. Row L. Grave 38.
LISTER J W
Private 306408, 1st/8th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died 16 June 1915. Buried in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XVI. Row B. Grave 9.
LIVESEY Harry
[Spelt LIVERSAY on SDGW] Private 18250, 1st Battalion, Border Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916. Born Bury, Lancashire, enlisted Bolton, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 6 A and 7 C.

LIVESEY Robert
Acting Second Corporal 127089, Imperial Signal Section, Royal Engineers. Died from Black Water Fever at 9:50am, 28 June 1917, while working with the East African Expeditionary Force at Megrigeri, German West Africa. Born Blackburn, Lancashire. Son of James and Mary Livesey, of 47, Exchange Street, North Shore, Blackpool and 85 Lord Street, Blackpool. Attested 25 January 1915, aged 20 years 11 months. Buried in DAR ES SALAAM WAR CEMETERY, Tanzania. Plot 2. Row H. Grave 9.
LOCK John
Sergeant SS/962, 54th Division Unit of Supply, Royal Army Service Corps. Died on service in Egypt 23 September 1915. Aged 42. Born Hoathly, Sussex, resident Blackpool, enlisted Liverpool. Son of the late George and Mary Lock; husband of Annie Lock, of The Cottage. 472 Back, Lytham Rd., South Shore, Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 200 to 201 or 233 to 236 and 331.
LONGWORTH G
King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
LUCAS L J
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
LUCAS T
Royal Navy
LUCAS William Higginson
Private 124396, 25th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 26. Born and enlisted Blackpool. Son of John and Mary Lucas, of 130, Walterloo Rd., South Shore, Blackpool; husband of Margaret Annie Lucas, of "The Bus", Wood St., Fleetwood. No known grave. Commemorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 10.

LUND J C
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
LUPTON Albert
Private H/6441, 14th (King's) Hussars. Killed in action in Mesopotamia 21 September 1918. Aged 25. Born, resident and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Mary Ann Lupton, of 8, Fairhurst St., Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TEHRAN MEMORIAL, Iran. Panel 1. Column 2.
LYON Samuel [Ignatius]
Private 6309, 10th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died of wounds 20 August 1916. Aged 37. Born Preston, Lancashire, enlisted and resident Blackpool. Son of Margaret Ann Lyon, of 125, Homby Rd., Blackpool. Buried in ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN , Seine-Maritime, France. Plot B. Row 30. Grave 39.

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