23910 Private John William Mason, 1st Battalion King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

1894 Jul/Sep Born Burnley

1911 census at 48 Olympia St Sulledge Burnley

1916 Jun 9. Attested KORL

1916 Oct 15 Posted to Salonica MEF

1919 Feb 28. Enlisted in Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regt. An Iron Moulder aged 24 years and 8 months of 48 Olympia St, Burnley And single. A re-enlistment as he was serving in 6th KORL at the time

1919 Feb 28. Posted to Salonica (ie he was in Salonica when he re-enlisted)

1919 Mar 24 . Posted back to UK Nad gets one month's leave

1920 Apr 17. died of influenza at King George V Hospital Dublin, Ireland aged 25 from Burnley. Son of Richard and Hannah Mason, of 48, Olympia St., Burnley.


British Soldiers died in Ireland