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19 November 1917 : Sgt James William Blake

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Of 1 King Street, Burnley, James enlisted into the 5th Bn East Lancs (Regtl. Number 2991) on 15 October 1914. A book-keeper by trade, he was also associated with the town's theatrical businesses on a part-time basis. He married Clara (née Tilotson) in January 1903.  After volunteering for active duty, he proceeded overseas in March 1915, serv…