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Soldiers of the Regiment

Lieutenant Douglas Edward Howard

Lieutenant Douglas Edward Howard served with the 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in the First World War and was killed in action on 20th September 1917.  He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.  He was the son of Betsy Howard, of 53 Market Street, Crewe, Cheshire, and the late John Howard.


Photographic portrait of Lieutenant Douglas Edward Howard.  The frame is fitted with a brass plaque which reads: "Remembered in Honour by the Staff of the Cheshire Insurance Committee, 1920"
Accession Number: KO1647/01

 

 

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