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Offline mack

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Re: Not a good day for the 2nd Bn.
« Reply #30 on: September 19, 2019, 09:30:58 AM »
Please note, I had already covered this topic last October so have now merged the two topics
and removed the posts that duplicate each other.


Looking through my files for information on 287 Pte Jack Bass  2nd Bn Manchester's
for Philips topic I found the following!

In the 2nd Bn war diaries it say's the following for the 20th Oct 1914

Casualties

Officers
Wounded, 2nd Lt R Walker, H Price, H Walker
Missing, Captain Arthur George Tillard, 2nd Lt W Balshaw, G Dixon
Killed 6 NCO's and men
Wounded 112 NCO's and men
Missing 69 NCO's and men

So looked for the 6 soldiers killed!!!!!!
A bit of a surprise was in store, this is the list.

GUARDS CEMETERY, WINDY CORNER, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France


SHORT, Private, A, 8606, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Grave Ref.
IV. F. 26.

TIERNEY, Private, S, 9176, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Grave
Ref. IV. F. 12.

WALKER, Second Lieutenant, REGINALD FYDELL, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment.
Died of wounds 21 October 1914. Age 20. Son of David and Martha Elizabeth Walker,
late of Kirkby Fleetham Vicarage, Bedale, Yorks. Educated at Shrewsbury School,
1908-13, Head of House, School Prefect, Choregus School football team. R.M.C.
Sandhurst, 1913-14. Born at Grinton Vicarage, Richmond, Yorks. Grave Ref. VII. F. 39.

LE TOURET MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France

APTHORPE, Private, EDWARD, 2666, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35
.
BALSHAW, Second Lieutenant, WALTER, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Age 24. Son of Florence E. A. Balshaw, of 571, Chorley Old Rd., Bolton, and the
late Walter Balshaw (Solicitor). Panels 34 and 35.

BASS, Private, JACK, 287, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Panels 34
and 35.

BATTLES, Corporal, DOMINICK, 6493, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.

BEECH, Private, JAMES, 229, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Panels
34 and 35.

BURNS, Private, JOHN HENRY, 8685, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.

BUTTERWORTH, Private, REUBEN, 6006, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20
October 1914. Panels 34 and 35.

CAIN, Private, THOMAS, 5752, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

CASSIDY, Private, DAVID, 9912, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Age
48. Husband of Jane Rowlands (formerly Cassidy), of Bromebyd, Llannon, Llanelly,
Carmarthenshire. Panels 34 and 35.

COFFEY, Private, JEREMIAH, 7934, "A" Coy. 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20
October 1914. Age 30. Son of Arm Coffey, of 58, Albion St., Salford, Manchester, and
the late Jeremiah Coffey. Panels 34 and 35.

COOKE, Private, WALTER, 8760, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Age 32. Husband of Emily Grace (formerly Cooke), of 6, Mount Place Salford,
Manchester. Panels 34 and 35.

COWLEY, Private, HENRY, 9904, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.
26 hethorn st,newton heath

DALBY, Private, JOHN, 9073, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Panels
34 and 35.

DALEY, Private, JAMES, 511, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Panels
34 and 35.

DENNIS, Private, JOSEPH, 533, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

DIXON, Lieutenant, GEORGE, Mentioned in Despatches, 2nd Bn., Manchester
Regiment. 20 October 1914. Age 26. Son of Annie S. Dixon, of "Leeward", Sibson Rd.,
Sale, Manchester, and the late Isaiah Dixon. Gazetted 2nd Lt. 18th May, 1912, to Special
Reserve. Panels 34 and 35.

DOLAN, Private, JOHN, 8638, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Panels
34 and 35.
Dunmore,galway

DOYLE, Private, ALEXANDER, 9342, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.
5 chatham st,widnes

DRINKWATER, Private, EDWARD NAYLOR, 9092, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment.
20 October 1914. Panels 34 and 35.

DUNNE, Private, THOMAS, 527, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Age
29. Son of Mrs. Ann Dunne. Panels 34 and 35.

FARAM, Private, CHARLES, 8703, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

FITTON, Private, WILLIAM HENRY, 9814, 2nd Bn, Manchester Regiment. 20
October 1914. Panels 34 and 35.
12 great newton st newton heath

GAZZARD, Private, WILLIAM, 2453, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.

GILL, Lance Corporal, WILLIAM, 189, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Age 26. Husband of Elizabeth Annie Gill, of 198, Claremont Rd., Moss Side,
Manchester. Panels 34 and 35.

GRAY, Private, PETER, 284, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Panels
34 and 35.

GRUNDY, Private, ROBERT, 9636, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Age 38. Son of Francis and Margaret Grundy. Panels 34 and 35.
samfield crescent,st.helens

HANNON, Private, JOHN, 8927, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

HENNESSEY, Private, THOMAS, 9662, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.
68 ashton rd,droylesden

HOLDSWORTH, Private, THOMAS, 8206, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.

HOLLAND, Private, DANIEL, 8850, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

MAHERS, Private, WILLIAM, 8577, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Age 32. Son of James and Kathleen Mahers, of 54, Castle St., Coventry; husband of
Mary Griffiths (formerly Mahers), of 30 Court, 3 House, Spon St., Coventry. Panels 34
and 35.

MANSFIELD, Private, JAMES, 2374, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

McCARTHY, Private, JOHN CHARLES, 8867, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20
October 1914. Age 30. Son of John and Amelia McCarthy, of 96, Salisbury St.,
Liverpool; husband of Frances Bolger (formerly McCarthy), of 4, Manfield St., Erskine
St., Liverpool. Panels 34 and 35.

McGARREY, Lance Corporal, EDWARD, 150, "C" Coy. 2nd Bn., Manchester
Regiment. 20 October 1914. Age 25. Son of Joseph and the late Bridget McGarrey, of 19,
Sandford St., Salford, Manchester. Panels 34 and 35.

McKENZIE, Private, ALEXANDER, 2536, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.

McKEOWN, Private, JAMES, 9279, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Age 27. Son of Mrs. Mary McKeown; husband of Rosalina McKeown, of 27 Chapman
St., Oldham. Panels 34 and 35.

McMANUS, Private, JOHN, 9736, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Age 31. Husband of Agnes Moorhead (formerly McManus), of 29, Chilworth St.,
Rusholme, Manchester. Panels 34 and 35.

McQUADE, Private, JAMES, 2473, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Age 22. Son of Mrs. Ada McQuade, of 12, Kelly St., Kentish Town, London. Panels 34
and 35.

METCALFE, Private, ALBERT EDWARD, 76, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20
October 1914. Panels 34 and 35.

MOIR, Private, JOHN, 375, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Age 37.
Son of Mrs. B. Chapman, of Gariochsford Cottage, Rothie Norman, Aberdeenshire.
Panels 34 and 35.

MORAN, Private, JAMES, 8173, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Age
33. Son of the late Bernard and Mary Ann Moran; husband of Mary Ann Singleton
(formerly Moran), of 15, Higson St., Bolton. Panels 34 and 35.

MORRIS, Lance Corporal, JAMES ARTHUR, 8471, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Panels 34 and 35.
47 wellington st,bradford manchester

MUNROE, Private, WILLIAM JOHN, 9524, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20
October 1914. Panels 34 and 35.

NUTTALL, Private, ELLIS, 74, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

O'BRIEN, Private, ALFRED, 8980, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Age 32. Son of Mrs. Mary O'Brien. Panels 34 and 35.

O'DONNELL, Private, WILLIAM JAMES, 9210, 1st Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20
December 1914. Panels 34 and 35.

OWEN, Private, EDMOND, 8552, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Age
32. Husband of Elizabeth Ann Owen, of 11, Debenham Avenue, Briscoe Lane, Newton
Heath, Manchester. Panels 34 and 35.

PEARSON, Private, GEORGE, 8772, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

POCOCK, Private, EDWARD, 8826, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

RATCLIFFE, Private, JAMES, 733, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

RINGER, Private, WILLIAM, 8074, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

SHAWCROSS, Private, ALBERT, 2423, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Age 20. Son of Jack and Hannah Shawcross, of 17, Ross St., West Gorton,
Manchester. Panels 34 and 35.

SMITH, Private, GEORGE, 325, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

SMITH, Private, HAROLD, 8523, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.
22 Stanley st.hulme

STACKHOUSE, Private, JOHN, 9486, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Age 30. Son of John and Alice Stackhouse; husband of Gertrude Stackhouse, of
 Panels 34 and 35.
166 peel st tranmere

STUBBS, Private, RICHARD, 5516, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

TILLARD, Captain, ARTHUR GEORGE, 3rd Bn. attd. "A" Coy. 2nd Bn., Manchester
Regiment. Killed in action at Les Trois Maisons 20 October 1914. Age 39. Son of the
Rev. James Tillard; husband of Emily Katherine Tillard (nee Close-Brooks), of Maltmas
Green, Denham, Bucks. Served in the South African Campaign. Panels 34 and 35.

WALKER, Private, HERBERT, 921, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Age 27. Son of the late Walter and Elizabeth Walker; husband of Helen Desmond
(formerly Walker), of 1858, 33rd Avenue, South Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Panels 34 and 35.

WALKER, Private, WILLIAM, 2725, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

WALL, Lance Corporal, SAMUEL, 77, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.

WALL, Private, SAMUEL, 2615, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

WEMYSS, Private, ARTHUR, 308, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

WILLIAMS, Private, CHARLES, 8998, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Age 32. Husband of Annie de Cock (formerly Williams), of 10, Duke St.,
Blaenavon, Monmouth. Panels 34 and 35.

WINGRAVE, Private, THOMAS, 8583, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.

WINSPEAR, Private, HARRY, 8534, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914.
Panels 34 and 35.

WOOD, Private, JOHN, 8207, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October 1914. Panels
34 and 35.

WRENN, Private, KEROI EDWARD, 347, 2nd Bn., Manchester Regiment. 20 October
1914. Panels 34 and 35.


Foot note

I have included  Second Lieutenant, REGINALD FYDELL WALKER, although not killed on the
20th he died the following day from wounds he received during the fighting on the 20th
 
Private Ellis Nuttall (Manchester Regiment) was killed. His son will be killed in World War II.

There are 69 soldiers of the 2nd Bn Manchester's that died this day, most with no known grave.

Timberman
hiya neil
I have edited some info onto your list,and added the address of pte john Stackhouse which was his residence when he was killed,your list had a address that was a CWGC post death address

mack

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Re: Not a good day for the 2nd Bn.
« Reply #31 on: September 29, 2019, 04:42:44 PM »
Thank you Mack

Only just saw the post.

Neil