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Soldiers of the Regiment

Private William George Hemsley

Postcard sent home by Private William George Hemsley, who enlisted on 27th March 1914 at the age of 18 years and 8 months.  His home address is shown as 7 Kennedy Street, Ulverston.  His next of kin is shown as his mother of 22 North Lonsdale Road, Ulverston.  He was embodied for service on 5th August 1914 and transferred to the Labour Corps on 13th June 1917.


French postcard, 1914-15, 'Les Nations Soeurs' 'The Sister Nations'.
Accession Number: KO2985/64a


Rear of postcard addressed to Miss E Hemsley at 7 North Lonsdale Road, Ulverston, sent by Private William George Hemsley, number 2093 of A Company, 1st/4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2985/64b

 

 

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