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Remembrance => Applications for Commemoration => Topic started by: Tim Bell on February 28, 2020, 06:12:31 PM

Title: Pte 18495 Joseph Patrick Courtney
Post by: Tim Bell on February 28, 2020, 06:12:31 PM
Pte 18495 Joseph Patrick Courtney
Pte Courtney had been a Journeyman Coal or Coach Trimmer when he enlisted in 20th Bttn on 27/5/1915. He served at home and was transferred to 26th Bttn on 13/8/1915; 1st Garrison Bttn (GB) on 11/10/1916 and 2nd GB on 8/1/1916.
Discharged unfit from 2nd GB at Prescot on 14/4/1916, Patrick had Asthma & Chronic Bronchitis aggravated by exposure. The Medical Report noted suspected TB.
Joseph died in Salford Union Infirmary, Pendleton from Bronchitis & Emphysema & Pulmonary Congestion with Cardiac Muscle Failure on 6/6/1916, aged 31.  Aggravation was admitted on Pension cards. Reg Salford Q2 1916 8d/54.
Widow Elizabeth and 4 children under 16 received a pension at 5 Fildes St, Hightown, Salford. Son of Michael.
DC confirms cause of death. IFCP advised.
Title: Re: Pte 18495 Joseph Patrick Courtney
Post by: Tim Bell on April 14, 2020, 04:57:30 PM
Buried at Moston (St. Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery on 10/6/1916. St Joseph's Section Plot 569.
Title: Re: Pte 18495 Joseph Patrick Courtney
Post by: Tim Bell on August 06, 2020, 06:46:47 AM
We need to review the condition of Joseph Courtney's headstone at St Joseph's Moston.
Title: Re: Pte 18495 Joseph Patrick Courtney
Post by: Tim Bell on October 25, 2020, 09:44:41 AM
No headstone could be found on Joseph Courtney's plot. CWGC headstone with family consent, or alternative commemoration.