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Offline Robert Bonner

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William O'Brien
« on: February 25, 2010, 10:58:01 AM »
Good morning to the team from a rather damp Cheshire. 
Can anyone help with William O'Brien who lived at Longsdale Street, Salford  and is believed to have died on the Somme. His elderly great grandaughter thinks that he was either a Manchester or a Salford Pal.  He was married to Elizabeth Peers.
Robert

Offline kingo

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Re: William O'Brien
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2010, 11:12:13 AM »
Robert,this could be him;

O'BRIEN, WILLIAM
Initials:    W
Nationality:    United Kingdom
Rank:    Private
Regiment/Service:    Manchester Regiment
Unit Text:    22nd Bn.
Date of Death:    01/07/1916
Service No:    21010
Casualty Type:    Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:    Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.
Memorial:    THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
« Last Edit: February 25, 2010, 12:10:04 PM by kingo »
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Re: William O'Brien
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2010, 02:37:37 PM »
Pte. 21010 William O'Brien.
22nd Bn. Manchester Regiment.
Born Birmingham.
Enlisted Manchester.
Resided Seedley, Manchester.
Died 1/7/1916.
KIA. F&F.

Lin.

Edited to add: William married Eliza Peers in Salford Sept. Qtr 1905.
« Last Edit: February 25, 2010, 02:52:29 PM by The Colonel »

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Re: William O'Brien
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2010, 04:49:01 PM »
there was a pte william o,brien in the 15th salford pals,he survived the war

mack ;D

Offline Robert Bonner

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Re: William O'Brien
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2010, 11:07:09 AM »
Many thanks everyone.  This will make an old lady very happy.

Robert
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Re: William O'Brien
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2010, 06:58:22 PM »
HI ROBERT, thought you would like to send her the memoriel scroll, and the births  of,
Births Jun 1912   (>99%)
O'Brien  Annie  Peers  Salford  8d 334   
Births Sep 1915   (>99%)
O'Brien  Ada M  Peers  Salford  8d
1911 CENSUS  POSSABLE william & elizabeth with more children on .
« Last Edit: February 26, 2010, 07:05:01 PM by tonyrod »

Offline harribobs

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Re: William O'Brien
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2010, 11:55:16 PM »
i wonder why he missed out on the pals roll of honour???
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