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Ref No MX/104/2
TitleReproduction of black and white photograph of two soldiers of the 11th Battalion South Lancashire Regiment (St.Helens Pals)
Date c. 1915
DescriptionPrivate Louis Lane is pictured on the left and Private Thomas Keegan is on the right.
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NotesThomas Keegan was born in 1885 in Parr, St.Helens. Keegan and Lane were in the same class together at school. They enlisted in the army on the same day, served in France together and were both wounded by gas on the same date. Keegan was Lane's best man at his wedding in late 1917. The ceremony took place while both were on sick leave. Keegan resided in the Park Road, St.Helens for the rest of his life and died in 1948.
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