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Pentleton, R., Pte., 1916
On the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, is the name of 19655 Private Richard Pentleton, serving with the 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 27/071916.

Morpeth Herald 25/08/1916 carries a brief obituary:

Pte. Richard Pentleton, of Horton St., Blyth, [was] killed in action [on] July 27th. Deceased who was 23 years of age, had been in France twelve months, and worked at Shankhouse as a miner before the war.

He is remembered at Blyth on B42.06 and B42.24

The CWGC entry for Private Pentleton

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