Lovelock, Leonard

Leonard Lovelock was the husband of Bertha Lovelock of 73 Ewloe Place. In 1911 the family was living at Gleyn Cottages, Ewloe Green, Leonard was formerly a collier at the Elm. He left three young children, Frederick, Catherine, and Wilfred. Leonard is believed to be the son of Thomas & Sarah Lovelock of Northop.

Leonard’s death was announced in the County Herald, March 9, 1917

The sad news has been received by Mrs. Lovelock of Ewloe Place, Buckley, that her husband, Private Leonard Lovelock was killed in action on February 15. The news was communicated through the War Office. Before the war the deceased soldier worked at the Elm Colliery. He enlisted in March 1915, and before going to the front was for some time stationed at ___. He leaves a widow and three young children.

WW1 Pension Ledgers tell us that widow Bertha received a total pension on behalf of her three children of 26/- a week. The pension was  paid from the 27th August 1917 for each child until s/he reached his/her 16th birthday.


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