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Snippets of the Manchester Regiment => Mack's Miscellany => Topic started by: mack on August 16, 2009, 08:15:25 PM

Title: 1/8th manchesters out scouting
Post by: mack on August 16, 2009, 08:15:25 PM
28-9-18
lance corporal 351019 james nield has been killed,he along with pte e.douglas,were out scouting in front of the company,when they were spotted by the enemy,L/cpl nield was shot through the heart and died almost instantely,pte douglas retreived his photos and lay there till it was safe to return to our lines

L/cpl nield lived with his wife,at 12 hodgson st,ashton

while at southport,he act as colonel heywoods orderly