Monday, 11 May 2015

Waddington, James - Rifleman (R6409)

Rifleman James Waddington
8th Kings Royal Rifle Corpos
Died: 24th September 1916
Age 21

St. Sever Rouen, France

Newspaper Report:

The relatives of Rifleman James Waddington, of the Kings Royal Rifles, have received the sad news of his death on September 24th, from wounds received in action in France.  The deceased soldier who was 21 years of age, enlisted in November 1914.  He was greatly esteemed by all who knew him, and was closely associated with Haslingden Trinity Baptist Church and Sunday School.