Herbert enlisted in October 1914 and the medal roll tells us he was first sent to France on 1st August 1915. According to “Soldiers died in the Great War” Herbert died of wounds on 17th July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme. He was a private in the 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment: service number 16499. He had previously been in the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment with service number 17147.
Herbert & George Haslam
Service Number: 17147, 16499, 164986
Date of Birth: 1895 / 1898
Date of Death: 1916
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