Pte. William Lemmon

William Lemmon 1891-1987

30461 Private W. Lemmon, 12/DLI, was born 1891 at Blaydon to Thomas and Elizabeth, father had a shoe shop in Winlaton.  1911: attended Gilesgate College, Durham [teacher training college] as a student. 1914: teacher at Cockfield County Mixed School.  1916:  enlisted into DLI and was awarded the British War and Victory medals.  1918: left Cockfield.  1919: married Dora Havergal East at Bradford.  1987: died aged 96 at Bradford.