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Soldiers of the Regiment

Sergeant George William Gillow

Sergeant George William Gillow, number 38282 is shown has have served with the 8th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment during the First World War.  He was taken prisoner in 1918 and his wife received the notification dated 30th July 1918.  Mrs Gillow lived at 21 St. George's Road, Preston.

During the Second World War William Gillow was employed by the War Department in the Royal Army Service Corps Barrack Office at Fulwood Barracks, Preston, between 18th April 1939 and retired on 31st May 1957.  For the majority of that time he was chief clerk.



Army Form B104-83A  Notification that Sergeant William Gillow had become a prisoner of war.
Accession Number: KO2999/01

Sergeant Gillow maintained a hand written account of his time as a prisoner of war covering nine sides of small note paper.
Accession Number: KO2999/02

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