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Pte 4969 Patrick Joseph Downes
« on: February 15, 2020, 06:21:16 PM »
Pte Downes had been a Postman when he enlisted and Embodied in 8th Bttn on 1/11/1915.
Patrick was discharged sick at Witley Camp with SWB on 2/6/1916. He received a pension for VDH Mitral aggravated by service. The Award was originally refused, but changed by Royal Warrant in 1917.
Patrick died from disease n/k on 19/3/1917. HOLD
Parents Maggie & Patrick (Deceased), 88 Reather St, Oldham Rd. Brother Thomas received a Pension as Guardian for Patrick‚Äôs children.  95 Byron St, L/Pool
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