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Re: Bury Archives - Obituary Photos
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2021, 06:17:16 PM »
HEYS ROBERT 27 12/10/1916  Private  17th Bn.   '43166'   A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND, FLERS  Resident Fallbarn, Bacup Rd. Rawtenstall. Sisters Hannah Hayes 127 Bacup Road, Rawtenstall. Sarah Jane Coupe, 37 Alma Cottages, Cloughfield.  Born Rawtenstall, Lancs. Shop assitant at Mr.Peter's Grocery, Queen's Sq. Formerly 25013, East Lancs Regt.  Enlisted Rawtenstall. Attested under Derby Scheme 11/12/1915. Mobilised 12th  E Lancs 18/3/1916. Attached mid-July and transferred 17th Bn 01/09/1916.  Killed in action. Disc identified 10/12/1917.    

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« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2021, 06:21:45 PM »
HUDSON   BENJAMIN  22    15/10/1916  Private  17th Bn.    '9299'    THIEPVAL MEMORIAL    Resident Mayfield Terrace, Ashton on Mersey. Son of Emma Hudson and the late David Hudson, of Prestwich. Manchester. Fruiterer enlisted 15/02/1915 & trained XIX Pln. France 08/11/1915. KIA with D Coy.

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Re: Bury Archives - Obituary Photos
« Reply #17 on: August 15, 2021, 06:26:23 PM »
Pte 8612 Raymond Alfred Horan was captured at Trones Wood 09/07/1916 and held as POW. Resident Portugal Road, Prestwich. It appears he departed for Canada post war.
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« Reply #18 on: August 15, 2021, 06:34:46 PM »
Pte 43173 Fred Rushton Son of William and Margaret Rushton, of 451, Manchester Rd., Baxenden, Accrington, Lancs. Attested 11/12/1915 Accington 26150 E Lancs. Mobilised 12th E Lancs Preston 20/3/1916 and Prees Heath. BEF 4/7/1916. Att 17th Manch 11/7/1916.  Transfer 17th Manch 1/9/1916. Killed in action 17/10/1916 Aged 20. Thiepval.
(I'd missed 16-17 Oct from my roll. Useful lesson learned)
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Re: Bury Archives - Obituary Photos
« Reply #19 on: August 15, 2021, 07:08:45 PM »
Thanks mack, I’ll take a look 👀

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Remembering

Pte Sidney Lee (36719), 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regt - dow 18.02.17
Sgt Charles Roberts (13668), 11th Bn, Manchester Regiment - kia 18.05.18
Bombardier John Hesford (70065), 147th Heavy Battery, RGA dow - 04.09.18
Pte Sidney Lee (4131324), 8th Bn, Cheshire Regiment -  kia 12.03.41

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Re: Bury Archives - Obituary Photos
« Reply #20 on: August 16, 2021, 01:11:05 AM »
hiya tim
these are the last of them that i can see

william ashworth
adam armstrong
john,geo quinn

all original 17th men

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Re: Bury Archives - Obituary Photos
« Reply #21 on: August 16, 2021, 08:33:12 AM »
Thanks Mack

20th January 1916 - 1 O.R. Killed - 9110 Pte William Ashworth, aged 25.  Husband of Alice Ashworth, of Union Institution, Jericho, Bury, Lancs.  William was originally buried in Maricourt Military Cemetery, close to the cross-roads of the Albert-Peronne Road and Longueval Road.  His remains were exhumed and relocated to the CERISY-GAILLY MILITARY CEMETERY  in 1925.  He trained with XI Pln, C Coy.  The Register shows William's Effects were passed to his widow and confirms his death in Maricourt.
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« Reply #22 on: August 17, 2021, 07:04:10 AM »
Pte 9168 Adam Armstrong was 29 when he died from injuries sustained in a fatal Rifle Grenade accident on the previous day.  He had worked for James Wrigley Ltd  and was the son of Emily Armstrong, of 18, Yates Terrace, Calrows, Elton, Bury.  Training in XV Pln, Pte Armtrong  has disembarked with the Bn on 08/11/1915. Adam is buried in Chocques Military Cemetary.  Chocques was at one time the headquarters of I Corps and from January 1915 to April 1918, No.1 Casualty Clearing Station was posted there.  The Manchester newspapers confirmed Adam's treatment there.
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« Reply #23 on: August 17, 2021, 07:10:27 AM »
QUINN  JOHN GEORGE   01/07/1916  Corporal 17th Bn.  '8815'    THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Cromwell Rd, Heaton Park. Former Employee of CPA. Trained XIV Pln. France 08/11/1915. Killed in action by a shell.

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