Private Bertie McNally
5458 1st East Lancashire Regiment
Died of Wounds 12th May 1915, aged 20
Lived at 124 Cog Lane
Buried in Bailleul
Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Top School Memorial, Burnley
with 3rd Btn when war broke out.
France early Dec 1914 (wounded & frost-bitten) Jan 1915 & brought
to Harewood Hall,near Leeds
Came to Burnley for a short leave,then back to France in the firing line
& after 7 weeks was again wounded in the head in the 2rd battle of
Ypres & taken to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station at Bailleul the Rev
C H Bailey wrote to Bertie's sister telling her he helped to bury him
with full Military Honours.
Brother Wilfred serving.son of James & Mary of 1 Nicholl St