1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Henry William Bonser Lamin

Contributed by: Bill Lamin, on 2008-11-11

Harry Lamin
First Name Henry William Bonser
Surname Lamin
Year of Birth 1887
Year of Death 1961
Regiment York and Lancaster Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Henry William Bonser's Story

Harry was conscripted in December 1916 and, after training, served in Flanders from May 1917.

He fought in the battle of Messines Ridge and was in the Ypres area with the 9th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment through Passchendaele until in November 1917 his battalion moved to Italy to fight the Austro-Hungarian army.

He was there until the end of the war and beyond.

His full story, through his letters is available at wwar1.blogspot.com

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