Pigford, Ernest Lynn

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The death is deeply mourned of Able Seaman Ernest Lynn Pigford of the R.N.V.R., who was lost on H.M.S. "Black Prince" on May 31st. A son of Robert and the late Sarah Pigford, Annfield Plain, he joined the R.N.V.R. in December 1915, and was 34 years of age. Previous to joining he worked for his brother Mr. Fred W. Pigford, as a painter and decorator. He was a young man who was held in high esteem by all who knew him.
Consett Guardian 23 June 1916 via Spike Sheldon