461 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment
Lived at 5 Cross Street
McGinty, son of Patrick & Margaret (nee O'Hara) McGinty. Born Burnley
03/03/1865. Roman Catholic. Mule spinner in 1881. Married 31/07/1886 in
Nelson to Mary Stinchon. Fathered 10 children, 8 sons and 2 daughters.
I have him being in the 3rd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment, West
Riding (enlisted in 1899). In 1914 he enlisted for 1 year in Aldershot
with the Seaforth Highlanders. I'm not sure but he may have died in 1937
He was my great-grandmother's younger
brother. One of his sons, Joseph McGinty born 1896 in Barrowford was Private
6508 8th Battalion East Lancs Regiment and was killed on 31/05/1917 and
is shown on the Arras Memorial and Barrowford War Memorial.
(Courtesy of Carol Turner)