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
Wood Top School Memorial, Burnley
Burnley Express 19/5/1915

Training 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
Weaver.Holgates Mill,Trafalgar






 

 

 

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