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Col Sgt 3414 John Begley
« on: January 28, 2020, 07:28:06 AM »
Col Sgt Begley (B 25/1/1852) enlisted on 3/10/1914 and served at Home with 3rd Bttn. He had previously retired as Col Sgt 2153, from the Inniskilling Fusils after 20 years service.
John was discharged Sick with SWB on 5/7/1916.
He died at his home on 17/1/1918 with VDH and Lycoma / Syncope aggravated by Active Service, aged 66. Reg Salford Q1 1918 8d/157.
Widow Elizabeth, 138 Oldfield Rd, Salford. Pension awarded. The couple had 15 children!
DC to be ordered. Need Burial.
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Re: Col Sgt 3414 John Begley
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2020, 08:00:17 PM »
DC attached confirming records. Col Sgt Begley is the second eldest Manchester Regiment casualty of the Great War, aged 66.
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Re: Col Sgt 3414 John Begley
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2020, 04:58:53 PM »
Buried at Moston (St. Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery on 24/1/1918. St Joseph's Section Plot 649.
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Re: Col Sgt 3414 John Begley
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2020, 06:47:39 PM »
John Begley's burial at St Joseph's has no headstone.
Confirmed 25/10/2020.
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