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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
Person Details
Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Charles Lowndes and Annie Warburton married in 1880 in Worksop. In 1891 he was the inn keeper of the Portland Arms on Bridge Street, Worksop. The couple had six children over their married life, Nora in 1883, Charles W in 1886, George in 1889, Mary in 1892, James in 1894 and Walter in 1897. All their children were born in Worksop. By 1901 Charles was no longer an inn keeper but was working as a colliery labourer and resident at 11 West Street. A year later, his wife, Annie died at the age of 44 but two years later Charles married Agnes Otter in Worksop. In 1911, Charles junior, George and James were working in the coal mines and young 14 year old Walter, labouring in a wood yard. George Lowndes, the subject of this text, although a resident of Worksop enlisted at Newark.
18 Nov 1916
27
801603 - CWGC Website
27469
Newark
Lance Corporal
10th Bn Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Lance Corpl. G. Lounds Worksop Guardian10 August 1917 Official news has been received of the death in action in France of Lance Corpl. G. Lounds, of the 10th Warwick’s, son of Mr. Charles Lounds, of 137, Newgate Street, Worksop. He enlisted in the Nott’s and Derby’s in January, 1915, and was transferred to the Royal Warwick’s in September last. His death took place on November 18th last year. His brother, Walter, is in training, and he has one other brother who is discharged, Charles W. Lounds. Lance Corpl. Lounds served with the Nott’s and Derby’s in the Irish Rebellion prior to enlistment, he was a miner at Steetly Colliery, and was a steady and promising young man. He was 27years of age. Much sympathy is expressed with his parents and other relatives in their bereavement.
Formerly 3509, Notts and Derby Regt. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, France. Research by Colin Dannatt
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  • photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.
    George Lowndes - photo originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the Great War 1914-1918 in Worksop Library.