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Offline whelan190

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help pte samuel Massey 2634 1/10th battalion
« on: July 03, 2011, 02:27:40 PM »
hi im looking for info on pte samuel massey heres what i have.

name: samuel massey
rank: private
number: 2634
regiment: manchester regiment
battalion: 1/10th battalion (maybe the 10th battalion)
residence: hollinwood lanc
enlistment location: oldham lanc
theater of war: balkan theater
date of death: 16/12/1915
death location: Gallipoli
type of casualty: died of wounds
Cemetery: LANCASHIRE LANDING CEMETERY

i also have his medal roll index card his 14/15 star ref no is H/1/27B page 60
and his victory/british ref no is H/1/104B17 page 3516

his mother and farther was mary and samuel from Gorton and father and son was both blacksmiths

he was in the army befor the war with the lanc fusiliers pte 9308 but left in 1908
hope someone can help
thanks paul
« Last Edit: July 03, 2011, 04:55:37 PM by whelan190 »

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Re: help pte samuel Massey 2634 1/10th battalion
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2011, 02:45:43 PM »
Paul, From the Oldham Chronicle of the 19th February 1916;



Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans.

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Re: help pte samuel Massey 2634 1/10th battalion
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2011, 04:24:18 PM »
thats grate thanks i have found a robert massey at that address but did not think they were related he was KIA on the 16 july 1916 with the Seaforth Highlanders

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Re: help pte samuel Massey 2634 1/10th battalion
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2011, 10:03:58 PM »
thats grate thanks i have found a robert massey at that address but did not think they were related he was KIA on the 16 july 1916 with the Seaforth Highlanders

Name:    MASSEY, ROBERT
Initials:    R
Nationality:    United Kingdom
Rank:    Private
Regiment/Service:    Seaforth Highlanders
Unit Text:    9th Bn.
Age:    20
Date of Death:    18/07/1916
Service No:    S/11729
Additional information:    Son of Samuel and Mary Jane Massey, of 337, Manchester Rd., Oldham, Lancs.
Casualty Type:    Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:    XXXII. E. 5.
Cemetery:    SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.2
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Re: help pte samuel Massey 2634 1/10th battalion
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2011, 03:55:46 PM »
As far as i can make out there were 7 sons to Samuel & Mary Jane Massey. Only there son John Massey born 1891 is shown on the Oldham absent voters list at the 337 Manchester road, Oldham address.

Found one of the brothers  Click here for Samuel Massey's bro

Click here forMedal card for the Massey above
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Re: help pte samuel Massey 2634 1/10th battalion
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2011, 04:32:28 PM »
Sauel & Mary Jane Massey are both buried in Hollinwodd cemetery, church of England section, grave number: E6.
Mary Jane Massey died 25th Aug 1917
Samuel Massey died 14th May 1943
Buried 19th of May
Both were still residing at the 337 Manchester road, Oldham.

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Re: help pte samuel Massey 2634 1/10th battalion
« Reply #6 on: July 12, 2011, 05:02:05 PM »
Samuel Massey b. Chadderton 1865, son of John Massey and Frances (nee Ainscough), married Mary Jane Boyd at Chadderton Christ Church, 1891.

Children:

John, birth registered Chadderton 1891
Samuel, Oldham Below Town, 1893
Robert, Oldham Below Town, 1895
Joseph, Oldham Below Town, 1898
Dick, Oldham Below Town, 1900
Eva , Oldham Below Town, 1901
Kennet, Oldham Below Town, 1905
Fred, Oldham Below Town, 1908
The flowers left thick at nightfall in the wood
This Eastertide call into mind the men,
Now far from home, who, with their sweethearts, should
Have gathered them and will do never again.