Author Topic: boer war veterans fall 1/10th manchesters  (Read 2275 times)

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boer war veterans fall 1/10th manchesters
« on: September 02, 2009, 06:53:35 AM »
serjeants john,wright wood and robert smith have both fallen at gallipoli,they were reported missing,on 4th june 1915.both men served in the boer war,sgt smith with the 1st manchesters and sgt wood 15yrs with the manchester VB and the territorials.
they leave nine children fatherless

sgt 2019 john,wright wood
186 ashton rd,oldham
aged 40
married with 5 children

sgt 1473 richard smith
26 adelphi st,oldham
aged 32
wife sarah,ann,4 children
member of independant order of good templars