Sunday, 17 May 2015

Talbot, James - Private (30092)

Pte James Talbot
9th Battalion,
The Loyal North lancashire Regiment,
Died of Wounds,
21st June 1917,
Age 29

Buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension Nord

Newspaper Report:

Private James Talbot, a sniper with the Loyal North Lancashires, died of wounds about the 21st of June 1917, after serving with the colours just over a year.  Aged 29, he lived with his mother at 3 Booth Street, Haslingden, and worked at Robinson's Mill.  He had been wounded once before in October, 1916, and has a brother serving.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday at King Street Wesleyan Church.  He is on their roll of honour.

Newspaper Memorials:

In sad but loving remembrance of Private James Talbot, who died of wounds in France, June 21st 1917, aged 29 years.

"In our home you are fondly remembered,
Sweet happy memories cling round your name;
True hearts that hold you in deepest affection,
Always shall love you in death just the same.

"Too dearly loved to be forgotton."

Ever remembered by his loving Mother, Sister Clara and Brother Arthur.

"Dearer to memory than words can tell
Are thoughts of him we loved so well.

Not forgotten by his loving Sister Janie and Jim, also his little Niece and nephew, Margaret and Arthur.