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Non Commissioned Graves / 32001 james everett
« Last post by mack on February 20, 2020, 08:19:03 PM »
32001 james Everett
Manchester regiment
75 Ridgefield st,failsworth
wife emily
cotton spinner
discharged 11-11-15 with progressive TB
died 1916. Cause n/k
age 32
only served 3 days[enlisted 8-11-15]
No PRC
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Non Commissioned Graves / Pte 3906 / 376517 Richard Henry Galley
« Last post by Tim Bell on February 20, 2020, 06:40:30 PM »
Pte 3906 / 376517 Richard Henry Galley
Pte Galley enlisted in 10th Bttn at Oldham on 20/9/1915 and served at Home. He was posted to work in a Munitions factory in Alloa.
Richard was discharged unfit from 3/10th Bttn on 27/7/1917, aged 42y 3m. He received a Pension for Epithlioma of his lower jaw. This was not related to service, but commencing in Scotland.
Richard died from his jaw condition on 16/10/1917. He was buried at Phillips Park on 20/10/1917 A/741.
Widow Mary Ellen at 31 Falcon St, Oldham. Son George was Awarded the MM.
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Hello / Re: Hello from me
« Last post by mack on February 20, 2020, 05:01:43 PM »
hiya Duncan
there is a p.clegg on the memorial window at Christ church

mack
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Hello / Re: Hello from me
« Last post by duncanW on February 20, 2020, 03:18:42 PM »
Hello, Mack - many thanks for this. The Oldham Archives very helpfully gave me a copy of the photo of Percy from the Chron when I first started to find out more about him. I think you're right about the Cowhill address - they seem to have occupied both numbers, and I guess  one was the shop. Percy seems to have been associated with Christ Church, Chadderton, and it's possible he went to school there. I plan to look through school records for the Cowhill area next time I'm in Oldham. All the best. Duncan
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Non Commissioned Graves / Pte 4759 James Taylor
« Last post by Tim Bell on February 20, 2020, 02:06:43 PM »
Pte 4759 James Taylor
Pte Taylor (B 1879) had been a groom when he enlisted on 4/9/1919. His posting to 2nd Bttn was cancelled in October 1914 and James became an Officer’s Servant in 4th Bttn.
Discharged from 4th Bttn at Riby on 12/2/1916, James was moved to Crumpsall Hosp. He had Phithisis aggravated by Military Service.
James died on 29/10/1917. Cause n/k. Pension Appealled.    HOLD
NoK Friend John Turnbull, 8 Rumford Pl, C on M.
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Non Commissioned Graves / L/cpl 2935 henry freeland
« Last post by mack on February 20, 2020, 12:46:12 PM »
L/Cpl 2935 henry freeland
4th manchesters
39 salmon lane,stepney
wife mary
carman
discharged 30-1-15 with TB
died in poplar+stepney sick asylum 27-2-15 from TB of long contracted on active service.
age 46
buried tower hamlets cemetery
No evidence that the TB was attrib or agg by service.  Contracted on, is not adequate for commemoration. The Medical notes for later discharges were more extensive.
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Non Commissioned Graves / L/cpl 17388 james inglesent
« Last post by mack on February 20, 2020, 12:40:46 PM »
L/Cpl 17388 james inglesent
20th manchesters
3 ogden st,middleton
wife emily
labourer
discharged 25-3-15
died 1917
No PRC identitified
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Non Commissioned Graves / 4532 enoch sherry
« Last post by mack on February 20, 2020, 12:37:10 PM »
4532 enoch sherry
2/10th manchesters
21 drury lane hollinwood
spinner
discharged 7-7-16 corneal ulcers
died 22-7-17
age 21
hollinwood cemetery.J3.62
No PRC identified
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Non Commissioned Graves / 29267 harry ernest roberts
« Last post by mack on February 20, 2020, 12:33:41 PM »
29267 harry ernest Roberts
14th manchesters
29 brookland st,weaste
wife marguretta
solicitors clerk
discharged with TB 3-8-16
died 2-5-17. Cause of death n/k. Pension award to Widow & 2 Children
age 34
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1914 - 1918 / Re: Three Hayward Brothers from Withington
« Last post by mack on February 20, 2020, 11:44:52 AM »
and 2/Lt frank,rupert hayward buried st.lukes churchyard,cheetham,killed at yatesbury with the RAF on 23-8-18,all the sons of the late sgt Thomas ballinger hayward VB Manchester regiment also buried in st.lukes
burleigh hayward was killed while bringing up the rations,he was buried by his brother james and his mates,worked as a clerk for Vulcan boiler insurance
before the war,they lived at 16 Frederick st,cheetham

mack
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