1885 - 1916
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Pte 17911 Morton Neill
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Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
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Pte 24260 Henry Langford Wright
- Age: Unknown.
- From: Liverpool
- Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 19th Btn
- K.I.A Sunday 30th July 1916
- Commemorated at: Thiepval Memorial
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Henry Langford Wright was born in Liverpool.
He enlisted in the 19th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 24260. He was killed in action on the 30th July 1916 at the village of Guillemont, France, during the Somme Offensive. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
In the Liverpool Echo, on 30th July 1917 under the heading Lost At The Battle of Guillemont his family placed a notice:
Wright Henry L 24260 –
“In loving memory of our dear son, Private H.L. (Harry) Wright (K.L.R.), reported killed in France, July 30, 1916. – Father, Mother, Sisters, and Brother, 89 Langdale Road, Sefton Park.”
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Killed On This Day.(103 Years this day)
Sunday 27th January 1918.
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