Private John William Hitchen
240117 Army Veteran Corps
Died of Wounds 1st April 1941, aged 58
Lived at 15 Cavour Street
Burnley Express 5/4/1941 (P)

Wounded & Gassed 1916,discharged tried to work as a fish monger in Plumbe St.Had to finish in 1923 due to ill health,spending years in Sanatoriums.Well known pianist
Medal for saving French soldiers in the firing line April 1915.




 

 

 

 

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