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Offline Pete Th

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Re: more POWs
« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2008, 09:36:15 AM »
Correction - please note that it wasn't Joseph Wrigley that was taken POW. It was Private John W. Wrigley, also of the Manchester Regiment. The biographical details I provided were for Joseph. Sorry for any confusion.

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Pte Sidney Lee (36719), 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regt - dow 18.02.17
Sgt Charles Roberts (13668), 11th Bn, Manchester Regiment - kia 18.05.18
Bombardier John Hesford (70065), 147th Heavy Battery, RGA dow - 04.09.18
Pte Sidney Lee (4131324), 8th Bn, Cheshire Regiment -  kia 12.03.41

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« Reply #16 on: May 30, 2008, 11:43:51 AM »
Thanks for that Pete and thanks for your contribution greatly appreciate it. I got waylaid updating the list due to more war grave photos.
many thanks
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Re: more POWs
« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2008, 06:31:36 AM »
7564 arthur anderson[machine gunner]
16th batt
enlisted 25-3-15
aged 24
11 naylor st,hulme
mother.emma
occupation.clerk
religion.congregationalist
disembarked.8-11-15
shot in the left leg,on 1st july 1916,sent to 23rd gen hospital at etaples and then to 2nd northern gen hospital,sheffield
renumbered 24142 and posted to the 12th batt
captured on 24-3-18
repatriated 5-12-18
classZ 16-3-19.

4498 arthur gregory[real name james gregory]
2nd batt
enlisted 19-12-1894
aged 18
occ labourer
religion CofE
disembarked 16-8-14
captured at le cateau on 26-8-14,sent to munster III camp,transferred to holland on 30-4-18
served in SA 1899-1900,queens SA medal,clasp for the reliefe of kimberley.
served in india+singapore.

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Re: more POWs
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2008, 03:12:05 AM »
29876 arthur allen
enlisted 14-11-15
aged 34
16th batt
D coy,13th platoon
5 gaskell st,eccles
later 30 boardman st,eccles
married miss annie,amelia jones on 2-8-11,at sefton parish church.
occupation commercial traveller
religion.CofE
captured.21-3-18
repatriated.6-1-19 at hull
classZ 4-4-19
after the war,moved to the liverpool arms,seaforth

16449 harry allison
2nd batt
B.coy
enlisted 11-1-15
aged 26
12 wren st,west gorton[mother mary]
occupation.warehouseman
disembarked.4-6-16
captured.28-2-17

8365 francis,george allsopp
17th batt
enlisted 3-9-14
disembarked.8-11-15
aged 21
9 collyhurst st,collyhurst[mother isabella]
occupation.warehouseman
captured april 1918
repatriated.11-12-18 at leith
classZ 17-3-19.
religion.CofE
after the war,lived at 26 birley st,seedley.

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« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2008, 02:29:20 AM »
29465 frederick adshead
enlisted 9-12-15
aged 20
17th batt
46 wellington st,lees oldham[father.robert]
occupation.labourer
disembarked 8-3-16
religion,CofE
captured 22-3-18 sent to giessen
repatriated 5-12-18 at dover
classZ 8-3-19.

29163 william allard
battalion bomber
enlisted 1915
aged 18
42 corporation st,chadderton
occupation,piecer
42 crompton st,chadderton[father,samuel,william]
disembarked 2-3-17
2-9-17 sick in hospital at etaples
captured,21-3-18[with 2/5th batt]sent to gustrow camp
repatriated.28-11-18 at dover
classZ 21-2-19.

10947 george evans
enlisted 4-1-15
aged 38
occupation.nsppc inspector
18th batt
36 greenhill rd,cheetham hill
later 202 langworthy rd,seedley
married miss clara bates at st.chads church,21-9-1903
children.george 4-8-12/constance 9-4-06/violet,may 16-5-09/daniel 4-5-04
previously served 12yrs with scots guards
classZ 19-2-19
won the VC
kingo should have some more info about george.

49376 william baldock
enlisted 11-1-16
aged 36
occupation.stationers manager
32 royle ave,old trafford
married miss eva,minnie clark at king charles the martyr church,tonbridge wells 28-6-1909
son william 4-3-15
previously lived at 5 horsfield rd,tonbridge
religion.CofE
17th batt
captured 30-4-18
repatriated 28-12-18 and admitted to fulham military hospital,st dunstans rd,hammersmith the same day,suffering from debility,discharged on  1-2-19.

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Re: more POWs
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2008, 09:24:38 AM »
11465 edward bamber
enlisted 8-9-14
aged 19
19th batt
occupation.clerk
41 kempster st,lower broughton
religion CofE
disembarked 8-11-15
captured 16-4-18 while with C.coy,16th batt
repatriated at hull on 23-12-18[suffering with debility]
classZ 17-3-19
after the war,moved to new cross,london

12265 oscar,douglas birtles
enl 8-9-14
aged 21
occupation clerk
religion.CofE
knutsford rd,alderley edge
parents samuel+jeanette
19th batt
disembarked 8-11-15
captured 23-7-16 sent to dulmen camp
transferred to holland,18-6-18
repatriated at hull on 22-12-18
classZ 5-3-19

12360 henry [harry] hatton
enl 7-9-14
19th batt
aged 21
occupation gas fitter
religion CofE
4 halsbury st,longsight
parents george+elizabeth
brother mark
captured 10-9-18 with the 12th batt
repatriated at hull on 14-1-19
classZ 12-4-19
married miss jesse moores 24-5-15 at christ church,moss side
resided at 37 derby st,moss side.

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Re: more POWs
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2008, 10:29:47 AM »
4346 william dixon
enl 17-11-15
aged 20
3/10th batt
cotton spinner
3 bradford st,oldham
parents william+harriette,ann and sister edith
brother arthur 1232 govan rd,glasgow
disembarked 9-12-16.
on the evening of 16th/17th june 1917,he was part of a carrying party taking supplies up to the front,he gashed his right leg open and was admitted to the 97th field ambulance,then passed to the 17th CCS before being sent to 3rd canadian CCS and finally to 7th canadian gen hospital.
religion CofE
army number changed to 47052
captured 30-4-18,[with 17th batt].died of pneumonia on 16-10-18,at langensalza POW hospital at 9.30am.
buried in POW cemetery No2 near mulhausen.

L/cpl 10276 john,rupert farrelly
enl 7-9-14
aged 19
warehouseman
religion.CofE
4 bleakley st,whitefield
parents nicholas,edward+eleanor
sisters.nellie/lizzie/maggie/annie
brothers.harold and leonard
elder brother edward 19 crook st,radcliffe
disembarked.8-11-15
19th batt
machine gunner.
29-6-16 sent to 21st CCS then 6th gen hospital,rouen with gun shot wound to the back of the leg[accident]
captured 22-3-18 with 17th batt,C.coy
died of pneumonia at stendal camp hospital at 8.45pm on 25-6-18
buried in berlin south cemetery
parents later moved to 29-elms rd,whitefield.

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Re: more POWs
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2008, 11:31:03 AM »
11999 john,henry andrews
enl 7-9-14
armature winder at british westinghouse
religion CofE
109 roylance st,ardwick
19th batt
disembarked from SS queen alexander on 8-11-15
captured 23-7-16 sent to dulmen
repatriated at hull 7-12-18
classZ 10-3-19
suffered ill health from bad+shortage of food.

12019 henry,c bradshaw
enl 7-9-14
aged 25
occupation,school teacher for MEC
religion.weslyan
1 premier st,old trafford
later 2 clifton ave,eccles
parents william+emma
brother herbert.5 scarisbrook ave,didsbury
disembarked from SS queen alexander 8-11-15
19th batt
machine gunner
captured 23-7-16,sent to schneidemuhl then to dulmen
repatriated at ripon on 23-11-18
classZ 8-2-19.

27260 ernest,a buckley
enl 8-12-15
aged 20
occupation.tailor
74 norris st,oldham[father albert]
later moved to 129 union st,oldham
17th batt
disembarked 21-6-16
captured 10/11th july 1916 at trones wood,sent to dulmen
repatriated from sprattau camp to No4 camp thannington on 17-1-19.
classZ 24-3-19.

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Re: more POWs
« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2008, 12:13:25 PM »
heres a rare one for you tis,hes an home run[escapee]]
3338 harry drinkwater
enl 12-8-14
aged 22
master gardener
father peter
6 garra rd,cleethorps[married 7-1-19]
2nd batt
posted to 11th batt and sailed for gallipoli, landed on 1-7-15.
shot in left thigh on 6-8-15,sent to egypt,sailed from alexander on the hospital ship,SS messisilla,admitted to 17th queen alexander hospital,birmingham on 27-8-15,discharged to convalescent leave on 12-10-15.
captured 18-11-16,sent to limburg,escaped and arrived in england on 12-11-18.
classZ 5-3-19

45340 samuel hesketh
enl 21-11-16
aged 18
2/5th batt
cotton piecer
79 church st,ashton
shot in the neck and captured 1918.
repatriated at hull on 14-12-18
classZ 14-3-19.

9623 joseph etchells
4th res batt
enlisted 13-11-1903
 re-enlisted. 7-8-14.
pte 2075
2nd batt
aged 29
CofE
textile engineer,vale mill,chadderton.
married miss amelia,jane fisher at christ church,chadderton,on 2-9-1902
lived at 35 duke st,chadderton
children ada 17-7-10/mary 20-9-1906/amelia 4-11-1912.
disembarked 15-12-14
shot in the right hand,on 7-5-15,sent to 1st canadian gen hospital then passed to the 10th gen hospital at rouen.
captured 18-10-17
repatriated to london through holland on 20-1-18,sent to 1st london gen hospital 23-1-18
discharged medically unfit on 13-2-18.
moved to 8 hooley st,ancoats after the war.

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Re: more POWs
« Reply #24 on: June 06, 2008, 08:50:47 PM »
Dont Know if you have these ???
Found these with T. Chadwick 55761
All off the CWGC site.

Name:   CROWDER, EDWARD SMETHURST
Initials:   E S
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank:   Private
Regiment/Service:   Manchester Regiment
Unit Text:   9th Bn.
Age:   30
Date of Death:   03/06/1918
Service No:   370103
Additional information:   Son of Richard and Maria Crowder; husband of Gertie Crowder, of 51, South Rd., West Kirby, Cheshire. Born at West Kirby. Szczypiorno P.O.W. Cem.
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:   Szczypiorno P.O.W.Cem. Mem. 25.
Cemetery:   POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY

Name:   DERBYSHIRE
Initials:   A
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank:   Private
Regiment/Service:   Manchester Regiment
Unit Text:   2nd/7th Bn.
Date of Death:   21/07/1918
Service No:   60194
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:   Szczypiorno P.O.W. Cem. Mem. 28.
Cemetery:   POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY

Name:   DUNSCOMBE, GEORGE
Initials:   G
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank:   Second Lieutenant
Regiment/Service:   Manchester Regiment
Unit Text:   17th Bn.
Date of Death:   06/11/1918
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:   II. B. 3.
Cemetery:   POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY

Name:   NELSON, JOHN
Initials:   J
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank:   Private
Regiment/Service:   Manchester Regiment
Unit Text:   "B" Coy. 17th Bn.
Age:   30
Date of Death:   23/11/1918
Service No:   47306
Additional information:   Son of Annie and Samuel Nelson; husband of Margaret Annie Nelson, of 29, Shaftesbury St., Chorlton-on-Medlock. Born in Manchester.
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:   I. C. 6.
Cemetery:   POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY

World War Two.
Name:   ROSE, LANCELOT HENRY
Initials:   L H
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank:   Private
Regiment/Service:   Manchester Regiment
Unit Text:   5th Bn.
Age:   22
Date of Death:   08/05/1941
Service No:   5251643
Additional information:   Son of Harry and Alice Gertrude Rose, of Lye, Stourbridge, Worcestershire.
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:   8. B. 10.
Cemetery:   POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY


Name:   SEVILLE, HAROLD HILTON
Initials:   H H
Nationality:   United Kingdom
Rank:   Private
Regiment/Service:   Manchester Regiment
Unit Text:   "C" Coy. 12th Bn.
Age:   27
Date of Death:   25/11/1918
Service No:   33095
Additional information:   Son of Henry and Sarah Ellen Seville, of 67, Oldham Rd., Royton, Oldham.
Casualty Type:   Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference:   I. B. 8.
Cemetery:   POZNAN OLD GARRISON CEMETERY


Cheers Neil
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Re: more POWs
« Reply #25 on: June 07, 2008, 10:40:30 AM »
846 edward,smethurst crowder
4th cheshire regt
enlisted 15-4-1909
aged 21
upholsterer for thompson bros,west kirby
51 south st,liscard[father richard]

cant find any more about him neil

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« Reply #26 on: June 07, 2008, 11:11:37 AM »
tis
these 3 are already in your database,this is additional info.

35401 enoch fouldes
enl 10-12-15 [14th batt]
occupation.stone mason
aged 24
4 moss st,ashton
wounded on 15-11-16,bullet in the shoulder
picked up 3 days later,by the germans [18-11-16]
repatriated at ripon on 22-11-18.

50621 nelson greenbank
enl 11-12-15
aged 26
16th batt
worked for wilcocks,stamford st,ashton
34 hill st ashton
wife edith,married 27-5-1911 at st.james,ashton
children.twins edith+margaret 26-10-11/helen 26-2-16
captured 21-3-18
classZ 10-2-19

30213 james hague
enl 10-10-15
aged 19
occupation confectioner
CofE
113 whiteacre rd,ashton[sister mrs annie whittaker]
2/6th batt
transferred to 12th batt 29-3-16
shot in the shoulder 7-7-16,sent to 20th gen hospital,then evacuated home,on the hospital ship SS stad antwerper on 11-7-16.
2-2-17 sent to 2/1st london CCS with dysentary,then to 24th gen hospital,etaples,sent home on the same hospital ship, on 15-2-17,admitted to whalley hospital,manchester on 16-2-17.
25-11-17,admitted to the 2/3rd east lancs field ambulance[sick] then to the 68th CCS
captured 21-3-18
repatriated at dover on 21-11-18.
classZ 26-3-19.

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« Reply #27 on: June 07, 2008, 04:01:09 PM »
three men from the 19th battalion.they were all posted to the 16th batt in march 1918

12580 frederick gardiner
enl 9-1-15
aged 19
19 john shipley st,hyde
motor tyre maker
disembarked from SS queen alexander 8-11-15
captured 23-7-16 sent to dulmen
repatriated 16-12-18
classZ 19-3-19.

11511 herbert cooper
enl 10-9-14
aged 20
packer
wheatsheaf hotel,whitefield
religion.CofE
disembarked from SS queen alexander 8-11-15
31-7-17 mentioned for gallant +distinguished conduct in the field
captured manchester hill 21-3-18
D.coy HQs signal section.16th manchesters
repatriated at dover in november 1918

12614 george,herbert bailey
enl 13-1-15
aged 24
porter
169 roseberry st,moss side
married miss beatrice,hilda lock of 9 clyde st,canterbury, at canterbury register office on 12-5-15.
disembarked from SS queen alexander 8-11-15
captured 23-7-16 sent to dulmen
repatriated at hull,on 7-12-18
classZ 14-3-19.

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« Reply #28 on: June 07, 2008, 04:14:24 PM »
8403 john bedford
enl 3-9-14
aged 18
soap packer
religion CofE
41 droylsden rd,newton heath
17th batt
battalion bomber
captured at trones wood 10-7-16 sent to dulmen
repatriated 10-12-18
classZ 10-3-19.

11553 charles,william gibson
enl 9-9-14
aged 30
warehouseman
religion.baptist
799 rochdale rd,manchester
captured 21-3-18
repatriated  at dover in november 1918
classZ 10-3-19

8164 arthur hulme
enl 2-9-14
aged 19
tailors cutter
religion.weslyan
9 stanway st,moston
disembarked 8-11-15
17th batt
captured at trones wood on 11-7-16 sent to dulmen
repatriated at hulme barracks on 2-12-18
classZ 18-3-19.

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Re: more POWs
« Reply #29 on: June 07, 2008, 05:24:15 PM »
Hi timberman. I had some of the ones you had posted as I sent you the grave pictures via Capt Bonner.
Thanks anyway it was good of you!
tis