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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2007 9:40 pm 
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James LORD
Border Regiment / No. 7546
Born in the Parish of Briercliffe near Burnley
Age 22 years – 0 months
Trade, Weaver
Do you now belong to the Army? – Yes, 3rd Royal Lancaster Regt, in which I am still serving as above.
For what Corps are you willing to be enlisted? The Border Regiment
Signed at Lancaster, 12 May 1904
Height 5ft 8 ¼ inch
Weight 132 lbs.
Chest measurement – 36 ½ inch / Range of expansion – 2 ½
Compexion – Fresh
Eyes – Grey
Hair – Dk Brown
Church of England – Yes
Distinctive marks - Small scar outer corner of left eye. Scar of operation for Emphysema
Service towards limited engagement reckons from 12.5.04
Joined at Carlisle on 13.5.04
(Stamped – Mobilized at Carlisle 5 Aug 1914)
Home, 12.05.04 to 20.02.05 – 285 days
S. Africa, 21.02.05 to 04.03.07 – 2 years, 12 days
Home, 05.03.07 to 31.08.14 – 7 year, 180 days
Medals, decorations and annuities – Kings South Africa Medal, Queens South Africa Medal
Name and Address of next of kin – Mother: Mary A. TATTERSALL, 25 Archer Street, Burnley

Earlier record is next (same man)
James LORD, Corps 3 / Royal Lancaster
Born, Burnley
Where do you reside? 24 Bush Street in the parish of Burnley Lane, Lancashire
What is the Name and Residence of your present (or former) Master? Mr. Stuttard, Rakehead Mill, Burnley
What is your age? 18 years
Trade: Weaver
Married? – Single
Have you ever served in the Army? Yes, Scottish Rifles, Purchased discharge July 1899
Dated 4 October 1899, signed at Nelson

James LORD
Age 18 years
Height 5 feet 6 ¾ inches
Weight 123 lbs.
Chest measurement – Minimum 33 inches, Maximum expansion 35 inches
Complexion – Fresh
Eyes – Grey
Hair – Brown
Church of England – Yes
Distinctive marks – scar on both calves
Dated 05.10.1899 at Burnley

http://content.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/vi ... +Lord&cr=1


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2007 1:14 pm 
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1891 Census – RG12; Piece: 3363; Folio 51; Page 47
62 New Hall Street, Daneshouse, Burnley
Ellen LORD, Head, Widow, 62years, b. Briercliffe
Richard LORD, Son, 30years, Cotton Winder, b. Briercliffe
Mary A. LORD, Daughter, Spinster, 25years, Cotton Winder, b. Briercliffe
Tabitha LORD, Daughter, Spinster, 19years, Cotton Winder, b. Briercliffe
James LORD, Grandson, 9years, Scholar, b. Nelson
James LORD, Grandson, 7years, Scholar, b. Briercliffe
Phillis LORD, Granddaughter, 3years, b. Briercliffe

**James LORD** his military records says he was 18 years in 1899, but the census says he was around 15 years. Maybe he lied about his age?

1901 Census - RG13; Piece: 3872; Folio: 80; Page: 5
25, Hargher Street, Burnley
James TATTERSALL, Head, Mar, 49years, Cotton Weaver, Worker, b. Burnley
Mary A. TATTERSALL, Wife, 35years, b. Burnley
Phillis LORD, Step Daughter, Spinster, 13years, Cotton Weaver, b. Burnley


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http://www.warpath.orbat.com/regts/border_regt.htm

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1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 in Burma in the Mandalay Brigade, Burma Division.
2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Pembroke Dock.
3rd (Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK (Mersey Garrison) and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.
1/4th (Cumberland and Westmoreland) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at the Drill Hall, Strand Road, Carlisle attached to the East Lancashire Division (42nd Div). 2/4th (Cumberland and Westmoreland) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Kendal in Oct 1914 attached to the Home Counties Division (44th Div).
3/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed in Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/4th and 2/4th Bns.
1/5th (Cumberland) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Workington attached to the East Lancashire Division (42nd Div).
2/5th (Cumberland) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Kendal in Oct 1914. Joined the 194th Brigade, 65th Division.
3/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed in Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/5th Bn.
6th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Carlisle in Aug 1914 in the 33rd Brigade 11th Division.
7th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Carlisle on 07 Sep 1914 in the 51st Brigade, 17th Division.
8th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Carlisle in Sep 1914 in the 75th Brigade, 25th Division.
9th (Service) (Pioneer) Bn. K3. Formed at Carlisle in Sep 1914 in the 66th Brigade, 22nd Division.
10th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Southend in Oct 1914 stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.
11th (Service) (Lonsdale) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Carlisle by the Earl of Lonsdale and an executive committee on 17 Sep 1914. Joined the 97th Brigade, 32nd Division.
12th (Reserve) Bn. Formed at Prees Heath from the Depot Coys of the 11th Bn. Stayed in the UK. Supplied drafts to the 11th Bn.
13th Bn. Formed at Lowestoft on 01 Jun 1918. Absorbed by the 11th Bn Hampshire Regt on 18 Jun 1918.


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Kris, if he lied about his age that would explain his growth of 1.75ins from 18-22yrs.

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