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3123, 5th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died 16 May
1915. Aged 29. Son of George Graham Page, of Brighton; husband of
Alice Ellen (nee Paul) Page, of 28, Almorah Rd., Victoria Park Bedminster.
Bristol, married 1907 in Bristol. In the 1911 census George William
Page was aged 24, born Brighton, Sussex, Hoiser and Outfitter, head
of the family, married to Alice Ellen Page, father of George, resident
18 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BETHUNE TOWN
CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot III. Row C. Grave 83.
S.S. "Ivernia" (Liverpool), Mercantile Marine. Died 1
January 1917. Aged 54. Born Chorley. Son of the late Thomas Major
Parker and Elizabeth Parker; husband of Elizabeth Parker, of "Shenstone,"
Cliffe Place, Bispham, Lancaster. No known grave. Commemorated on
TOWER HILL MEMORIAL, London.
H.M.S. "Sir John Moore", Royal Naval Reserve. Died of
pneumonia and influenza in Miss McCauls Hospital, Welbeck Street,
London, 26 November 1918. Born 22 November 1896. Midshipman 7 August
1913, Sub-Lieutenant 22 November 1917. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON)
CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section K. Grave 54.
Army Service Corps
24571, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed
in action 31 July 1917. Born Manchester, enlisted Blackpool. Husband
of Mrs Amy (nee Gratlidge) Parkes, of resident 42 Newcastle Avenue,
Blackpool, address also given as 120A, Preston Old Road, Marton,
Blackpool, married 30 December 1901 at St Paul's, Marton; one daughter.
Attested 12 December 1915 in Blackpool, aged 36 years 3 months,
a Fireman at Destructon (Corporation Employee), height 5 feet 10
inches, weight 134 lbs, chest 37½ inches. To Army Reserve
13 December 1915, mobilized 20 July 1916, posted Depot 25 July 1916,
3rd Battalion 26 July 1916, posted to 7th Battalion 23 November
1916, posted to France 8 December 1916. Suffered with hernia problems
during December 1916 and January 1917. No known grave. Commemorated
on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel
12665, 7th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died
of wounds 17 November 1916. Aged 21. Born St. John's, Blackpool,
enlisted Blackpool. Son of William and Mary Hannah Parkinson, of
35, Charles St., Blackpool. Buried in CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY, CONTAY,
Somme, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 30.
Hand 2631/DA (Dev), H.M. Trawler "Wallena", Royal Naval
Reserve. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or
enemy action 24 March 1915. Aged 34. Born 21 February 1881 in Blackpool.
Son of John and Jane Parr; husband of Elizabeth Annie (nee Smith)
Parr, of 7, Caroline St., Blackpool, married 24 October 1906 in
Blackpool, St John. Buried in WICK CEMETERY, Caithness-shire. Row
N. Grave 856.
266092, 2nd/7th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died
of wounds 22 July 1917. Aged 28. Born Manchester, enlisted and resident
Blackpool. Husband of Annie Elizabeth Pearce, of 31, Russell Rd.,
Gravesend. Buried in LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY, Pas
de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row C. Grave 61.
5760, 3rd (Royal Horse Guards) Battalion, Guards Machine Gun Regiment
. Died on service 9 November 1918. Aged 24. Born and enlisted Blackpool.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Peard, of 20, Wyre Grove, Blackpool. Formerly
1834, Royal Horse Guards. Buried in PREMONT BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne,
France. Plot III. Row E. Grave 4.
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Sergeant 202611 [SDGW] or 202661 [CWGC], 5th Battalion, The King's
(Liverpool Regiment). Died in United Kingdom 4 November 1918. Resident
and enlisted Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire.
Section T. Grave 223.
103007, 239th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of pneumonia
at 30th Casulaty Clearing Station 6 November 1918. Aged 36. Born,
resident and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Dominic and Mary Peeney,
of Blackpool. Next of kin Miss Constance Peeney (his sister), of
16, Oddfellow Street, Blackpool. Attested 10 December 1915 at Blackpool,
aged 34 years 8 months, resident 16, Oddfellow Street, Blackpool,
Ice Cream Manufacturer by trade, unmarried at enlistment, height
5 feet 9½ inches, weight 147lbs, chest 38½ inches.
Embarked Folkestone 27 January 1917, disembarked Bloulogne, France
28 January 1917. Buried in CAMBRAI EAST MILITARY CEMETERY, Nord,
France. Plot II. Row A. Grave 55.
24463, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died
of wounds, received in action 14 April 1917, at Cambrdge Hospital
5 May 1917 previously in General Hospital, Etaples; gun shot wounds
to the legs had forced amputation of both legs in France. Aged 36.
Born Thornton-In-Craven, Yorkshire, resident and enlisted Blackpool.
Husband of Elizabeth Kezia (nee Waring) Pickard, of 21 later 23,
Layton Lane, Blackpool, married 7 July 1902 in Blackpool, 3 children.
Attested 28 November 1915 at Blackpool, aged 34 years 11 months,
as 24463, 3rd Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment,
height 5 feet 8¾ inches, weight 136 lbs, chest 36½
inches, Bottler by trade. Mobilized 19 July 1916, posted Base Depot
19 July 1916, posted 3rd Battalion 22 July 1916, posted Base Depot,
France, 10 December 1916, posted 8th Battalion 29 December 1916.
Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section W. Grave
43904, 1st Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 23 August
1918. Aged 33. Resident Marton, Blackpool, enlist6ed Blackpool.
Husband of Alice Maud Pickup, of 24, Wood St., Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs.
Formerly 42617, Royal Flying Corps. No known grave. Commemorated
on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 7.
12628, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Died
of wounds in Mesopotamia 15 February 1917. Aged 30. Born Burnley,
enlisted Blackpool. Son of Richard and Alice Pilkington, of Burnley;
husband of Nelly Pilkington, of 213, Wincobank Avenue, Shiregreen,
Sheffield. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XIV. Row E.
77457, 7th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Died of wounds at No. 8
Canadian Field Ambulance 25 May 1915. Aged 25. Born 27 October 1889
in Accrington, Lancashire. Son of Clara A. H. Nicholson (formerly
Pilkington), of 408, Lytham Rd, Blackpool, and the late William
Frederic Pilkington. Student at Law. Unmarried. Attested 9 November
1914 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, aged 25 years, height
5 feet 11½ inches, chest 38½ inches, fair complexion,
blue eyes, blonde hair, religious denomination Church of England.
Buried in HINGES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row A.
Grave 16. National Archioves of Canada Accession Reference: Canadian
Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 7835
19664, Pay Office (Woolwich), Royal Army Pay Corps attached Royal
Army Service Corps. Died 18 February 1919. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON)
CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section Z. Grave 308.
34694, 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment).
Killed in action 20 November 1917. Aged 23. Born and enlisted Blackpool.
Son of Joseph and Florence Pittaway, of 84, Layton Rd., Blackpool.
No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France.
Pier and Face 5 D and 12 B.
266081, 7th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died in
United Kingdom 18 February 1917. Aged 44. Resident and enlisted
Blackpool. Son of James and Mary Pixton; husband of Mary Pixton,
of 12, Holborn Hill, Millom. Born at Bury, Lancs. Buried in the
south-east part of MILLOM (HOLY TRINITY) CHURCHYARD, Cumberland.
Horse & Royal Field Artillery
12542, 6th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed
in action 10 August 1915. Aged 23. Born Oldham, enlisted Blackpool.
Son of James William Platt, of 4, Oxford Rd., Blackpool. No known
grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli).
Panel 32 and 33.
East Lancashire Regiment
Corporal 30095, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment).
Killed in action 9 April 1917.Born Liverpool, enlisted Blackpool.
Husband of Annie Poore, of 231, Palatine Road, Blackpool. Buried
in STE. CATHERINE BRITISH CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row F.
292844, 1st/7th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action
in Egypt 6 November 1917. Enlisted Blackpool. Son of Mr. W. and
Mrs. S. Priestley, of 15, Butler St., Blackpool. Buried in BEERSHEBA
WAR CEMETERY, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza). Section H.
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
19814, 26th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City Of London Regiment).
Killed in action 20 September 1917. Born Bowness, enlisted and resident
Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen,
Belgium. Panel 28 to 30 and 162 to 162A and 163A.
266091, 2nd/7th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Died
on service 21 May 1918. Aged 31. Born Preston, Lancashire, resident
and enlisted Blackpool. Husband of Edith Eveline Pryar, of 13, Richmond
Rd., Blackpool. Buried in DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION NO.
2, Somme, France. Plot II. Row C. Grave 1.
10 September, 2018