1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

James Wakelam

Contributed by: Carol Moore, on 2008-11-11

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First Name James
Surname Wakelam
Year of Birth 1886
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Royal Lincolnshire Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Dudley, Worcestershire

James's Story

James Wakelam was born in Dudley in 1886, the son of Thomas and Sarah Wakelam. He was my grandmother's second husband. She had lost her first husband in a mining accident in 1911. James died on 28th April 1917 at Arras. At the time of his death he was serving with the 10th battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment , having been transferred from the North Staffs Regiment.

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