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Offline mack

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23453 edward loughman
« on: February 25, 2020, 10:05:45 PM »
23453 Edward loughman
12th manchesters
58 woodland rd,gorton
wife annie
planing machinist crane works
Enlisted 19/1/1915
BEF 15/7/1915
hit in the neck by shrapnel October 1915. Home 15/12/1915.
admitted to napsbury war hospital[insane]then to Prestwich asylum 28-1-16
reported as in a dying condition in Prestwich asylum
Soldiers Effects determined insane on 4/1/1916, with £3/10 War Gratuity paid.
discharged 4-2-16 with pension for paralysis of the insane+TB resulting from active service.
died 15-5-16. Multiple Carbuncle & TB commencing on active service. Reg Prestwich Q2 1916 8d/400
age 46
edward lied about his age on enlistment,stating he was 35[he was 45]
Pension to Annie c/o W Loughman, 46 Hobson St, Reddish. 4 children under 16. She had moved to Jersey City, USA. 3 other sons served in War.
DC confirms records.
IFCP advised.
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Re: 23453 edward loughman
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2020, 11:31:29 AM »
Buried at Moston (St. Joseph's) Roman Catholic Cemetery on 20/5/1916. St Joseph's Section Plot 1414. No Headstone.
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Re: 23453 edward loughman
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2020, 01:34:16 PM »
As Edward Loughman has no headstone, I'm in touch with a family member to seek consent for a CWGC headstone.
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