240104 Private Edward Brierley.

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1/5th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment.

Awarded the M.M., in the London Gazette of 16 July 1918.

Brierley was a native of Bacup, Lancashire.

The Ramsbottom Observer of 17 May 1918 in a report on Sergeant C.W. Gowers, who had just won the D.C.M., refers to Brierley, stating he was originally of Haslingden but then living at Stacksteads.