John  R Lightfoot

John R Lightfoot

Birth May 1889 Death 5th Jul 1916 Pte.
Border Regiment
Service #13550

Personal Details

Place of Birth Frizington
Residence at Enlistment 30 Mill Street , Frizington
Residence (Roll of Honour) 6 Mill Street , Frizington
Residence 1911 Census Boonwood Farm , Gosforth
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E St. Pauls Frizington
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Coal Miner
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Christopher & Elizabeth
Siblings Eliza, Joseph,Oliver, Martha , Margaret J, Mary ,
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 8th
Rank at Enlistment Pte.
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 13550
Date of Enlistment 15/9/1914
Place of Enlistment Frizington
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 24
Date of Death 5th Jul 1916
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 8th
Rank at Death Lance Corporal
Circumstances of Death
Service Number at Death 13550
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death Battle of the Somme
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial Thiepval Memorial
Grave Position
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-john/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial Frizington war memorial


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