|Pte John Wm Ashworth|
King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment),
Died from wounds 13th April 1917,
Buried Amara War Cemetery
One of the most popular men in Helmshore, where he was of much service in the direction of religion and politics, died on April 13th from wounds received in Mesopotamia a couple of months ago.
He was Pte. John Wm. Ashworth, formerly a weaver at Albion Mill, Helmshore, and he leaves a wife. He was connected with Helmshore Wesleyan Church, was a teacher in the Sunday School, and a member of Helmshore Liberal Club.
The flags are at half-mast at the club and the mill.
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