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SURNAMES V

VARLEY Harold
Corporal 57958, 20th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Aged 21. Born 7 October 1894 in Blackpool. Son of Robert and Emma Varley, of 13 Devon St., South Shore, Blackpool. Attested 9 November 1914 in Toronto, Canada, aged 21 years 1 month, Machinist by trade, height 5 feet 8 inches, chest 35¼ inches, fair complexion, brown eyes, fair hair, religious denomination Presbyterian. No known grave. Commemorated on VIMY MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 9914 - 15
VAUGHAN A
Unknown
VERDON Wilfred Melville
Private 242405, 8th Battalion, King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Killed in action 1 September 1918. Aged 34. Born Beeston, enlisted Blackpool. Son of Laura Verdon, of 14, Northfield Avenue, North Shore, Blackpool, and the late Robert Verdon. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 3.
VOLLANS Harry
Guardsman 28256, No. 3 Company, 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards. Died of wounds 6 April 1918. Aged 37. Born Leeds, enlisted Blackpool. Husband of Alice Vollans, of 127, Montague St., Blackburn, Lancs. Buried in ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot XXXIII. Row D. Grave 7A.

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