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Soldiers of the Regiment

Private Fred Tickle, 4th Battalion, King's Own.

Private Fred Tickle, number 2030 and later 265388, served with the 4th Battalion of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in the First World War.  He arrived on the Western Front on 3rd May 1915 and after being wounded transferred to the 1st Battalion of the King's Own.  He was discharged on 4th March 1919.


Group of soldiers of the 4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, possibly pre-1914, including Private Fred Tickle.
Accession Number: KONeg1003


Private Fred Tickle, 4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number: KONeg1003a


Group of wounded soldiers, wearing 'hospital blues' including Private Fred Tickle of the 4th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number: KONeg1004


Private Fred Tickle, wounded.
Accession Number: KONeg1004a


This is a very early gas mask worn by number 2030 (later 265388) Private Fred Tickle who served with the 1st/4th Battalion, arriving in France on 3rd May 1915 and discharged on 4th March 1919.  See the sketch of a mask being worn on the First Battalion page.
Accession Number KO2390/01

Also in the museum's collection:

bulletArmy form B2079 Discharge Certificate to Private F Tickle.  Accession Number: KO2390/02
bulletPension form 8 to Mr F Tickle, dated 25 Sep 1920.  Accession Number: KO2390/03

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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