James Bland

James Bland

Birth 1894 Death 5th Apr 1917 Pte
East Lancashire Regiment
Service #29716

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor
Residence at Enlistment 7 Montreal Street, Cleator Moor
Residence (Roll of Honour) 7 Montreal Street, Cleator Moor
Residence 1911 Census 7 Montreal Street, Cleator Moor
School(s) Attended Montreal
Religion/Church Attended C of E
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Apprentice Moulder
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Joseph& Sarah Ann Bland
Siblings Eleanor Mary,Josephine,Beatrice
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 East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 2nd
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 29716
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment Whitehaven
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 23
Date of Death 5th Apr 1917
Regiment at Death East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 2nd
Rank at Death Lc. Cpl.
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 29716
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Grave Position Pier and Face 6 C.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/769235/bland,-james/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial St Johns Church War Memorial


Link #1 https://cccbr.org.uk/rolls-of-honour/casualty-details/?id=769235
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