Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Scrivener, John Edward - Private (23755)

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2nd Battalion,
East Lancashire Regiment
Killed in Action 12th October 1916,
Age 38
Commemorated on Theipval Memoral.

Newspaper Report:

Private John E. Scrivener, who is 38 or 39 years of age, was also killed on the same day while in action in France.  He was formerly an employee at Duckworth Clough Mill, and resided at Martin Croft.  General sympathy is felt with the widow and son - a lad of about twelve years of age.