Lamech Jordan was born in Brockmoor and lived in 28 Furnace Row. He volunteered for the Worcesters and joined the 3rd Battalion on the Western Front. In March they suffered heavily in the diversionary attack at Spanbroek Mill south of Ypres. German advances continued in May and brought them up the Menin Road to Hooge and dangerously close to Ypres. In early June the Worcesters were in the front line at Hooge and, although there were no assaults from either side, there was much trench action. On the 9th June Private Lamech Jordan was among a few men killed in action.s. He is commemorated on the Menin Gate and Dudley Memorials.
Town Hall, Priory Street, Dudley
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