Looking for any family members
Journey of a working class boy from Elizabeth Terrace, Salisbury St, Liverpool to a professional soldier in the Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment and a prisoner of war for over 3 and a half years.
Family War Hero that gave his young life, that we may lead a lifestyle now that many take for granted.
My Grandfather and his brother served in the King’s Liverpool Regiment.
Being very patriotic as many were in 1914 he was determined to do his bit for King and Country, this is his story.
Lorna Lee and the Myrtle St Hospital
Recruiting Office December 1915 Machine Gun Crops Died 6th October 1916 Somme France
Grandad, John (Jack)William Knott, born 25th November 1898. Joined the Liverpool King’s Regiment in 1914.
Information from Keith Hollick, IWM Volunteer
Harvey K. Bisset, one of four brothers from Liverpool, was in the United States when war broke out. He waited until August of 1918 to move to Canada to enlist. He caught the flu in training camp and it progressed into pneumonia, from which he perished merely ten days before the Armistice.