PRIVATE E. G. VANCE, IOTH (SCOTTISH) BATTALION THE KING'S (LIVERPOOL REGIMENT). ERIC GEORGE VANCE, younger son of Thomas Arthur Vance of Birkenhead and Huasco, Chile, was killed in action near Bethune on June 5, 1916. He entered the School in 1912 and left in 1914. After leaving School he was in a branch office of the Bank of Liverpool, and in October 1914 he enlisted in the Liverpool Scottish. He crossed to France in May 1916, being then attached to the 4th Battalion Gloucester Regiment. Very shortly afterwards he was killed while making his way by night to the trenches.
Information about Old Birkonians who lost their lives in World War 1.