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Offline mack

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1st manchesters
« on: February 20, 2015, 05:01:14 PM »
hiya Charlie.
I don't have much info about these men,i'me fairly sure they were all captured on 8th march 1916,but I cant be definite.

37044 George,hedley Kelly,3 quary lane,castletown,IOM.died at mosul 1-6-16
2767 William sims,died of dysentery at dorak,turkey 14-10-16
8224 sgt jim Maguire,captured 8-3-16
4145 john,joseph borkin.from Manchester,died at amara 13-8-18 after a prisoner exchange
13877 Thomas diskin.3 house,6 court,lord st,oldham.captured 8-3-16,died at mosul 27-10-16[real name john Flanagan]
1832 james mcclennan.died in hospital Baghdad 1-5-16
93 William,ewart round[B.coy]8 brown place,pittsburg,USA.died in hospital Baghdad 7-4-16
24865 Nathan Atherton,from wigan,died in hospital Baghdad.18-4-16
1536 George broadhurst,died wounds in hospital Baghdad 21-6-16
1588 Cpl frank Cassidy,died wounds in hospital Baghdad 24-3-16,from Salford
13522 Thomas,harold gettings,18 nash st,ardwick,died of dysentery red crescent hospital Baghdad 31-5-16
30386 james hazlewood[A.coy]died of sickness in hospital Baghdad 25-4-16

google "sergeant jim maguires survival"for a bit more info.

mack ;D

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Re: 1st manchesters
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2015, 06:49:01 PM »
Thanks Mac, I'll put a ? after the date for the time being.  Have you got them from the ICRC records or from somewhere else?
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Re: 1st manchesters
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2015, 07:46:06 PM »
they are from my own archives,only just found them again,i've checked them to make sure they were POWs.

there was something in the M.E.N about a couple of them on the following dates.

18-4-16
3-7-16
2-11-16

mack ;D