With acknowledgement and thanks to Rossendale Library, Rawtenstall who hold the only known microfiche copies of the relevant newspapers. With acknowledgement and thanks to CEMSEARCH-UK whose "Rossendale WW1 Casualties As Reported in the Rossendale Free Press" (http://www.cemsearch.co.uk/rosscas.html) provides the basic framework for this Community. The extracted information is added to individual "lives" under story "FURTHER RESEARCH: Rossendale Free PRESS (date of entry)" followed by detail showing (where available) surname, forename, rank, unit, address, date of newspaper entry and age. NOTES: 1. It is unlikely this Community will be followed through with Transcriptions prior to the closure of the Lives Project in 2019. 2. Additions to "Rossendale WW1 Casualties As Reported in the Rossendale Free Press" are added here but have not been forwarded to CEMSEARCH.com. 3. Those local servicemen whose deaths are not recorded in "Rossendale WW1 Casualties As Reported in the Rossendale Free Press", and have no known local War Memorial, are grouped under the Community "Borough of Rawtenstall. Rawtenstall. Cenotaph (IWM Ref: 594 - no names)" 4. Those personnel named on the Rawtenstall Municipal War Memorial are (mostly) not recorded here. For a full transcript of these obituaries and newspaper memorials as published in the Rossendale Free Press 1914-1918 visit - http://rawtenstallwarmemorial.org.uk/index.html
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