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2 July 1916 : L Cpl William Allen


The third of six children of Robert Horace (a cotton carder) and Mary Allen.  At the time of the 1901 England Census living the widowed Horace and family were living at 19 Canning St, Accrington. William had an older sister Emma (1881), an older brother Thomas (1882) a machine fitter age 18, who emigrated to Boston in 1911, a younger sister Ali…

23 February : The Accrington Pals Annual Memorial Service


11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington) The East Lancashire Regiment ‘The Accrington Pals’  Annual Memorial Service The Accrington Pals Annual Memorial Service commemorates the events which took place 105 years ago, when the Accrington Pals Battalion held their Valedictory Service.  The Accrington Pals left their hometowns 23 February 1915, e…