John William Pillans (15502)

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A Soldier of the Border Regiment
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Lonsdale Battalion Roll of Honour

Full Name John William Pillans
Rank (highest) Private
Service Number 15502
Company A Company
Battalion 11th Battalion (Lonsdale)
Regiment Border Regiment
Enlisted / Commissioned Carlisle, Cumberland
Theatre(s) of War France and Flanders
Born Brisco, near Carlisle
Nationality English Flag of England.svg
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
Burial Type Grave
Reference Number I.B.5.
Resting Place Puchevillers British Cemetery
Commemorated in perpetuity by the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Coordinates Map marker green 1.png Latitude: 50.056 / Longitude: 2.39625
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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.

Pillans – Killed in action, on the 3 July. Private John W. Pillans, Border Regiment, beloved husband of Thomasina Pillans, 2 Hodgson's Court, Carlisle. – The Cumberland News. Published 29 July, 1916.

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