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Pte 21668 Walter Brindley
« on: February 16, 2020, 02:08:49 PM »
Pte Brindley had been a Tram Braksesman when enlisted in 6th Battalion on 19 September 1914.  Walter served at home in 8th Bttn, later attached to 317 Prison Coy of the RDC. He had previously served in the Regiment, 4348, from 1894-1906, including the Boer War 1899-1902, where he received the QSA, with Clasps Belfast and the Defence of Ladysmith..
Walter was discharged sick with SWB on 22/8/1916. He received a Pension for TB aggravated by Service, possibly associated with Pneumonia contracted in S Africa.  Walter died on 10/1/1917.  He had Pulmonary TB commencing on Active Service.
Walter died at Baguley Sanatorium from Pulmonary TB on 10/1/1917, aged 41. His death was Registered in Bucklow Q1 1917, 8a/264.  He was buried in Southern Cemetery on 16/1/1917. Plot M.1446.
Widow Jennie lived at 8 Corporation St, Ardwick, later 53 Stanley Grove, Longsight and received a Pension. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth.
DC confirms cause of death.
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Re: Pte 21668 Walter Brindley
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2020, 06:34:39 PM »
We need to see if there is a headstone on Walter Brindley's plot and review any inscription.
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No Headstone found.
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