1st / 8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
May 1915 - Dec 1915
In March 1917, all men serving with TA ( Territorial Forces ) Units were re-numbered.
Each Unit was given a block of numbers to allocate to their men.
The LFs were given the following blocks to Battalions respectively :-
200001 240000 5th BN Lancs Fusiliers
240001 280000 6th BN Lancs Fusiliers
280001 305000 7th BN Lancs Fusiliers
305001 330000 8th Bn Lancs Fusiliers.
Richard Peters ( he is the one seated) with his comrade Frank Fletcher
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Private Robert Gee, No. 2418, 1st/8th Battalion,
He is buried in Greece
Nationality: United Kingdom
Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers
Unit Text: 1st/8th Bn.
Date of Death: 28/08/1915
Service No: 2418
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: II. I. 149.
Cemetery: EAST MUDROS MILITARY CEMETERY
Died on 12/09/1915
Lance Corporal Frank Mills
1/8th Lancashire Fusiliers
Lance Corporal Frank Mills, of the 1/8th, Lancashire
Fusiliers, who resided at 63, Cross Street, Rhodes, and was 27 years of
age, was killed in action at the Dardanelles on September 12th, 1915.
This soldier who was employed at Rhodes Works, enlisted on September 1st,
1914, and went to the front on September 10th of the same year.
Lance Corporal Mills, has no known grave, and his name is on the Helles Memorial at Gallipoli along with over 21,000 others who were denied a named burial.
Private Mills widow remarried and was living next door
at 65 as Mrs Hulse.