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Remembrance => Applications for Commemoration => Topic started by: mack on March 15, 2020, 04:44:23 AM

Title: 12117 cornelius lilley
Post by: mack on March 15, 2020, 04:44:23 AM
12117  & TR/6/12117
Cornelius lilley
Attested 26/11/1914
Mobilised 13/12/1914
14th manchesters
71 charlotte st,hightown Manchester
wife Susannah
labourer at Coal Yard
Redesignated 14/TRB 1/9/1916. Hosp with VDH Nov/Dec 1916.
discharged 14th TRB 1-1-17. VDH.
died at home 9-12-17 VDH aggravated by service. Reg Salford Q4 1917 8d/67. DC confirms.
age 49 (45 on DC & Burial)
buried Philips park cemetery.A.C.971 with his wife. Pension Award for Widow & 4 children.
Previous service with KORL from 1889 incl Boer War. Discharged 1900 due to GSW Knwee near Ladysmith.

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Title: Re: 12117 cornelius lilley
Post by: mack on March 15, 2020, 09:21:24 PM
this man wasn't transferred to the 14th training reserve,the 14thTR was formerly the 14th manchesters,there were no transfers involved
Title: Re: 12117 cornelius lilley
Post by: Tim Bell on August 02, 2020, 03:22:00 PM
We need to see if there is a headstone on Cornelius Lilley's grave in Phillips Park.  As he is buried with his wife, their probably is. Then review the condition of any inscription.