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Father: Henry Lord, born in 1857 at Nottingham and working as a general dealer. Mother: Mary Ann, born in 1860 in Nottingham. After becoming widow she ran a green grocery. Brothers: Harry, born in 1882 at Nottingham and working as a green grocer's assistant, Herbert, born in 1888 in Nottingham and William, born in June 1900 at Nottingham. Sisters:Sarah, born in 1883 in Nottingham, May, born in 1898 in Nottingham and Marie, born in 1904 also in Nottingham. The family lived at 24 Union Road, Nottingham before moving to 3 Ladysmith Street, Cowlick Road, Sneinton, Nottingham.
Pte. Lord was employed helping his mother as a shop assistant.
12 Apr 1918
869689 - CWGC Website
2nd Bn Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
Pte. Lord was originally serving with the Sherwood Foresters with No. 35649. He was transferred to 2nd Battalion, Royal Scots, and was with them when the second great German offensive, Operation Georgette, was launched in northern France and Flanders. The battalion was heavily and frequently shelled as the Battle of Lys got under way and took many casualties, including Pte. Lord, who was killed in action. His body was never recovered, but his name is commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial.
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