Thomas and James Duckworth

Service Number: 235378 / 23169
Date of Birth: 1886 / 1889
Date of Death: 1918 / 1918

Brothers Thomas and James Duckworth were both born in Edgworth, Thomas in 1886 and James in 1889. They were the sons of William Henry Duckworth, a Foreman at the Calico Print Works. Thomas enlisted with the South Lancashire Regiment and James, with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in 1916. Sadly, both were killed in action, James on the 9th February 1918, age 28 and Thomas on the 9th April 1918, age 32

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