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019: Spring 1987

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Lancashire North Despatch Issue 20: November 2017

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In early April 1918 Ludendorff launched his "Georgette" offensive and the soldier in the grave shown on the frontispiece died countering the German attack.  His story, together with that of Lieut. Col. Egerton Fairclough and the motto on the grave is the first article in the Despatch.  Separate, there is a tale written by Brigadier General Kentish …


11 April 1918 : Pte Jack Whiteley

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Parents, Fenton (a foreman at a woollen cloth manufacturer) and Ann Eliza Whiteley, at the time of her son’s death his mother was living at 273 Scout Hill, Wesbury. At the 1911 Census, the family of seven lived in a 4 roomed dwelling in Ravensthorpe. Jack's four older siblings all worked at the mill in various jobs as heaters, weavers or menders: …