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Soldiers of the Regiment

Private James Herbert Wright

Private James Herbert Wright, number 18625, joined the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment from Burnley in May 1915.  He went overseas on 16th October 1915 and joined the 9th Battalion and served with them in Macedonia.  He survived the war and was transferred to Class Z Army Reserve on 4th May 1919.  He is shown in the Absent Voters List for Burnley with a home address, in 1918, of 11 Bishop Street, Burnley.


Private James Herbert Wright, number 18625, 9th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2955/01

Family history records that Private Wright served in Macedonia and India, however there is no evidence of this in our records.  Along with the above photograph of him there are four postcards, which may or may not have been sent by him. 



Postcard: Pratapgarh, where Shiwoji killed Afzulkhan, dated 29th November 1916.
Accession Number: KO2955/02



Postcard: A Street scene Srinagar City, Kashmir, India.  Signed J Rolf and dated 12 December 1917.
Accession Number: KO2955/03



Greek Postcard, Patras.
Accession Number: KO2955/04



Greek Postcard, Corfu.
Accession Number: KO2955/05

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