LITHERLAND AT WAR
1914—1918


Location - Liverpool RC (Ford) Cemetery
Photograph © Ronnie Cusworth 2005
27846 Pte J. H. SILVEY

"D" Coy. 13th Battalion
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
Enlisted Seaforth Barracks
Died 18th October 1918 — Age 21
 
Son of John and Mary Adelina Silvey
50 Lawler Street
Litherland
 
Commemorated:—
Liverpool (Ford) R.C. Cemetery
Memorial Reference:

Brief History:
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13th Bn
King's Liverpool Rgt
1914
October formed at Seaforth Barracks
Salisbury Plain to Army Troops 25th Division
November to Bournemouth in Billets
1915
February to 76th Brigade, 25th Division
May to Aldershot
September 27th landed at Havre, France
October 15th; 76th Brigade, 3rd Division
October 23 to 8th Brigade, 3rd Division
1916
April 4th to 9th Brigade, 3rd Division
1918
October 9th withdrawn to Flesquieres after
heavy fighting, only 80 men strong - suffering
heavy casualties - 139
October 12th played the 1st King's at football
winning 2-1
October 22nd Advance to Victory - Final Battles
Armistice 13th King's location
November 11th — 9th Brigade, 3rd Division
Le Grand Sart, east of Le Quesnoy, France

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