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War Items - Colonel Machell Killed & Batch of Wounded

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Colonel Machell, one of the founders of the Lonsdale Battalion, has been killed in the “Great Push” now being made in France.


The local bill of costs incurred in the “big move” is now being presented. We learn a great deal more than we can publish, but we can give the following list of wounded that we have intimation of:-

Corporal T. Burrow, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Burrow, Copstone House, shot through a finger, upper lip and shoulder, but not dangerous.
Sergeant A. Blezard, son of Sergeant Blezard, recruiting officer, shot through arm, not dangerous.
Private A. Casson (15488), not dangerous.
Private Harrison, Thompson-street, not dangerous.
Roy Walker, Washington-street, not dangerous.
Private Tom Parkinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Parkinson, Grapes, Pow-street, was buried in debris but got out all right and is now in hospital. He was also shot through the hand, but the wound is not dangerous.
W.J. Penn (16432), Workington reported wounded.
Lieut. M. McKerrow (A Coy.) son of Dr. McKerrow, wounded in the foot.
Sergeant E. Davies, of Workington, is also wounded, but no particulars are to hand.
Private J. Murray, Westfield, is also wounded in the legs.
Workington Star and Harrington Guardian, Published 7 July 1916.
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