Wednesday, 8 June 2011

On This Day ... 8 June

1804     Thomas Taylor Lakinby was born in Hartlepool, Co Durham, England. He was the son of Thomas Lakinby and Martha Robson, born 5 months after his father's death.

1885     Hugh Pugh died at Llanbadarnfynydd, Radnorshire, Wales and was buried at Bwlch-y-sarnau. He was 73 years old.

1916     Lieutenant Colonel Gerard Chipchase Roberts died fighting in World War One in France. He was 42.

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