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The Fallen of Kirkby

World War 1 Sources

Preston: Andy Moss; Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); St Cuthbert’s Parish Magazine (June 1915, January 1916); North Western Daily Mail (courtesy Penny McPherson); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); Births, Marriages and Deaths Index; Canadian Expeditionary Force Attestation Papers; Canadian War Graves Register; UK Census Collection.

Knight R: Andy Moss; Barrow News; Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); The PPCLI Association (https://ppcli.com); Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/); Canadian Army Records; The Regimental History of the PPCLI; The War Diary of the PPCLI; UK and Canada Census Collections.

Sykes: Andy Moss; Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); S. Eastwood, Lions of England – A pictorial history of the King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) 1680-1980 (Silver Link Publishing, 1991); The War Diary of the 1st/4th Bn, King’s Own Royal (Lancaster) Regiment; UK Census Collection.

Grigg: Peter Donnelly, Curator, KORLR Museum; Andy Moss; Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); S. Eastwood, Lions of England – A pictorial history of the King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) 1680-1980 (Silver Link Publishing, 1991); S. Geddes, Burlington Blue Grey. A History of the Slate Quarries, Kirkby in Furness (1991); The War Diary of the 1st/4th Bn, King’s Own Royal (Lancaster) Regiment; UK Census Collection (1891, 1901 and 1911).

Brockbank: In addition to general sources identified elsewhere the author is particularly grateful for the assistance of the individuals who contributed to the information about this Kirkby serviceman. He would be very happy to record their names here in any future edition.

Wilson: Andy Moss; Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); Great War Forum (https://www.greatwarforum.org); King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (http://www.kingsownmuseum.com); UK Census Collection. 

Martin: Andy Moss; Burial Records of The Parish Church of St Cuthbert, Kirkby Ireleth 1813-1997 (Furness Family History Society); Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); Lt Col. F.H.A. Wadham & Captain J. Crossley, The Fourth Battalion The King’s Own and The Great War (2009); Barrow Guardian; Barrow News; Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); Medal Index Card for Thomas Martin; UK Census Collection (1891, 1901 and 1911).

Relph: Andy Moss; Susan New; Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org).

Proctor: Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); The Long, Long Trail (https://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/); The Highland Light Infantry Association (http://highlandlightinfantry.org.uk); Army Register of Soldiers’ effects, (National Army Museum); UK Census Collection, Soldiers Died In the Great War.

Rothery E.: In addition to general sources identified elsewhere the author is particularly grateful for the assistance of the individuals who contributed to the information about this Kirkby serviceman. He would be very happy to record their names here in any future edition.

Fleming: Andy Moss; Burial Records of The Parish Church of St Cuthbert, Kirkby Ireleth 1813-1997 (Furness Family History Society); Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); St Cuthbert’s Kirkby Ireleth Churchyard Inscriptions (History of Kirkby Group, 2008); S. Geddes, Burlington Blue Grey. A History of the Slate Quarries, Kirkby in Furness (1991); Barrow Guardian (1917); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); Google Street View (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/); Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/); Barrow-in-Furness Record Office and Family History Centre; Canadian War Graves Register; Canadian Expeditionary Force War Diaries; Library and Archives of Canada; UK Census Collection.

Hudson: Andy Moss; Burial Records of The Parish Church of St Cuthbert, Kirkby Ireleth 1813-1997 (Furness Family History Society); Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); St Cuthbert’s Kirkby Ireleth Churchyard Inscriptions (History of Kirkby Group, 2008); S. Eastwood, Lions of England – A pictorial history of the King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) 1680-1980 (Silver Link Publishing, 1991); S. Geddes, Burlington Blue Grey. A History of the Slate Quarries, Kirkby in Furness (1991); Barrow Guardian (1917); Barrow News (1917); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); Google Street View (https://www.google.co.uk/maps/); Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/); Barrow-in-Furness Record Office; UK Census Collection.

Shepherd: Andy Moss; Robert Todd National Census Collection (http://www.kingsownmuseum.com); Burial Records of The Parish Church of St Cuthbert, Kirkby Ireleth 1813-1997 (Furness Family History Society); Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); St Cuthbert’s Kirkby Ireleth Churchyard Inscriptions (History of Kirkby Group, 2008); S. Geddes, Burlington Blue Grey. A History of the Slate Quarries, Kirkby in Furness (1991); Barrow Guardian (Newspapers courtesy Penny McPherson and Diane Ayres); Barrow News; King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment (http://www.kingsownmuseum.com).

Heaton: Penny McPherson and Diane Ayres for news cuttings; Andy Moss; Burial Records of the Parish Church of St Cuthbert, Kirkby Ireleth 1813-1997 (Furness Family History Society); Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); St Cuthbert’s Kirkby Ireleth Churchyard Inscriptions (History of Kirkby Group, 2008); Colonel J. Cowper, The King’s Own: The Story of a Royal Regiment, Volume III: 1914–1950 (Gale & Polden, 1957); S. Geddes, Burlington Blue Grey. A History of the Slate Quarries, Kirkby in Furness (1991); S. Eastwood, Lions of England – A pictorial history of the King’s Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) 1680-1980 (Silver Link Publishing, 1991); Barrow Guardian (1917); Barrow News (1917); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/); 8th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment War Diaries; British Army Records; UK Census Collection.

Townson: In addition to general sources identified elsewhere the author is particularly grateful for the assistance of the individuals who contributed to the information about this Kirkby serviceman. He would be very happy to record their names here in any future edition.

Rothery V.: In addition to general sources identified elsewhere the author is particularly grateful for the assistance of the individuals who contributed to the information about this Kirkby serviceman. He would be very happy to record their names here in any future edition.

Carter: Andy Moss; P. Bryant, Grimsby Chums – The Story of the 10th Lincolnshires in the Great War (Humberside Leisure Services, 1990); P. Chapman, Grimsby’s Own: The Story of the Chums (Hutton Press Ltd, 1991); T. Holt & V. Holt, Battlefields of the 1st World War (Pavilion, 1998); M. Leitch, What Happened to Joe? Immingham’s War Dead Remembered (Immingham Branch, Walkers’ Educational Association, 1995); Barrow Guardian (courtesy Penny McPherson & Diane Ayres); The History of the 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (https://www.wartimememoriesproject.com/greatwar/allied/battalion.php?pid=6571); UK Census Collection.

Cranke: Andy Moss; William Todd, stonemason of Low Ghyll Farm; Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); St Cuthbert’s Kirkby Ireleth Churchyard Inscriptions (History of Kirkby Group, 2008); J. Bulmer, Bulmer’s History, Topography and Directory (1909 and 1912); Barrow News (courtesy of Andy Moss); Millom Gazette (courtesy of Andy Moss); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); 1891 UK Census Collection; 1911 UK Census Collection; Furness Military Chronicle; The History of the Northamptonshire Regiment, 1914 – 1918; The Museum of the Northamptonshire Regiment.

Knight I: Mrs Eunice Massey (formerly Mrs Knight); Andy Moss; Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); Barrow News (courtesy Penny McPherson and Dianne Ayres); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); The PPCLI Association (https://ppcli.com); Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/); Canadian Army Records; Imperial War Museum; The Regimental History of the PPCLI; The War Diary of the PPCLI (WW1); UK and Canadian Census collection.

Russell: Andy Moss; Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1918 (HMSO, 1921); Barrow Guardian; 8th Bn KORLR War Diary (http://www.kingsownmuseum.com/ww1-8korlr.htm); Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); UK Birth records; UK Census Collection British Army Service Records.

Rawlinson: Andy Moss; Commonwealth War Graves Commission (https://www.cwgc.org); Barrow Guardian (19 October 1918) (courtesy Penny McPherson and Diane Ayres); Canadian Expeditionary Force records; The War Diary of the 8th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

Cartwright: In addition to general sources identified elsewhere the author is particularly grateful for the assistance of the individuals who contributed to the information about this Kirkby serviceman. He would be very happy to record their names here in any future edition.

Shaw: In addition to general sources identified elsewhere the author is particularly grateful for the assistance of the individuals who contributed to the information about this Kirkby serviceman. He would be very happy to record their names here in any future edition.

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