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A Soldier of the Border Regiment
Remembered with Honour
|Full Name||John William Pillans|
|Battalion||11th Battalion (Lonsdale)|
|Enlisted / Commissioned||Carlisle, Cumberland|
|Theatre(s) of War||France and Flanders|
|Born||Brisco, near Carlisle|
|Former Employment||Messrs. Little and Ballantyne|
|Spouse(s)||Thomasina Pillans / 2 Hodgson's Court, Carlisle|
|Casualty Type||Commonwealth War Dead|
|Died||3 July 1916|
|Cause of Death||Died of wounds|
Commemorated in perpetuity by the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
|Commemorative Scroll||Yes / click here|
|Newspapers||Private John W. Pillans (married), Hodgson's Lane, Stanwix, formerly employed by Messrs. Little and Ballantyne has been killed in action. –Carlisle Journal. Published Tuesday 25 July 1916.|
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