Wilkins, George –

Son of Emanuel and Martha Wilkins, of 9, Lime Street, Farnworth, Lancashire, and formerly of 32, Clammerclough Road, Farnworth, Lancashire. An old boy of the Hollands School. A bugler, he was knocked down by a motor lorry when sounding the Last Post, and died the next day. Memorial in Kearsley (St. Stephen) Churchyard.

Personal details

  • Surname: Wilkins
  • Forename: George
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Walkden, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 22
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 2nd, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 14881
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 17/08/1917 12/10/1917 19/10/1917 28/12/1917 04/10/1918 24/01/1919

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