Private Herbert Hitchon
6223 1/4th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Formerly 4640 1/5th East Lancashire Regiment
Died of Wounds 13th September 1916, aged 24
Lived at 6 Watson Street
Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France
Wood Top School Memorial, Burnley
Burnley Express 20th October 1916 - 15th November 1917

Youngest son of John Robert & Mary Jane..Possibly WIA 9/9/16.Brother in law 25033 Edward Shackleton KORL DOW 14/10/1917.Herbert was wounded by a gunshot wound in the shoulder and had an arm amputated but died at Etaples Military Hospital.Attended Wood Top School & Gannow Church.Sunday school teacher.Brother serving




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