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Forename(s): Samuel (Harry)
Place of Birth: Slippery Ford, nr Oakworth, Yorkshire
Service No: 115666
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Army Medical Corps
Battalion / Unit: ---
Date of Death: 1918-02-27
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: E. 151.
CWGC Cemetery: PEMBROKE DOCK MILITARY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
Samuel (Harry) Lund was the son of Samuel and Sarah Ann Lund, née Berry. Samuel, senior, was born at Keighley and Sarah at Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire.
1901 Sutton-in-Craven, Yorkshire Census: 15, West Street - Harry Lund, aged 8 years, born Slipperyford, Oakworth, Yorkshire, son of Sarah Ann Lund, widow [sic]. [Husband Samuel, died in 1923.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Harry Lund, 115666, R.A.M.C.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte Harry Lund, 115666, R.A.M.C.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Harry Lund, 115666, R.A.M.C. Date and Place of Death: 27.2.18 Royal Naval Hos. Pembroke Dock. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Brother - John. £6 5s. 0d.
The identity of Pte. S. Lund on the Sutton-in-Craven War Memorial and the Harry Lund on St Thomas' Church, Roll of Honour was discovered by members of the 'Great War Forum' website. A relative of Harry was contacted by a member of the 'GWF' who confirmed that Samuel Lund, known as Harry to the family, had been on board H.M.H.S. 'Glenart Castle' on the 26 February 1918 when it was sunk by a German submarine. He died at the Royal Naval Hospital Pembroke Dock.
Photograph courtesy of ‘The Men of Worth Project’ website: https://www.menofworth.org.uk
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private Samuel (Harry) LUND
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Army Medical Corps
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