5683 Private Albert Lockwood,

2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Born Church, Lancashire, enlisted Accrington, Lancashire, whilst living at Hapton, Lancashire.

Died of wounds, France/Flanders, 20 December 1914.

Reported in the Burnley Express: -

HAPTON SOLDIER KILLED.

Mr. F. Lockwood of 65, Manchester Road, Hapton, has received an intimation from the War Office, of the death from wounds received in action, of his son, Albert Lockwood aged 18. The deceased was a Private in the East Lancashire's joining the services some ten months ago. No particulars as to where, how, or when the deceased was wounded are given. The young man has a brother serving with the Territorials in Egypt.

Buried in Estaires Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

 

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