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Snippets of the Manchester Regiment => Mack's Miscellany => Topic started by: mack on October 22, 2009, 02:57:49 AM

Title: hail of death. 16th manchesters
Post by: mack on October 22, 2009, 02:57:49 AM
14th october 1916 flers

the germans continued to drop shells on our front line,three more of our boys L/cpl mcelhinney and ptes farnworth+bancroft have been killed.

L/cpl 6777 joseph mcelhinney,74 queens rd,gorton
pte 35496 thomas farnworth,of ashton under lynn
pte 6714 john bancroft,20 grosvenor square,broughton