Private Edward Metcalfe
39807 6th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Died of pneumonia 28th October 1918
Lived at 12 Kyan Street
Buried in the The Protestant Cemetery,Hosur Road,India
Commemorated on the Madras War Memorial, India
Burnley Express 23rd November 1918

Burnleys Great War Centenary Sponsored by: James Ardern

Nice to know he'll be remembered somewhere. There were thousands of British soldiers buried there - first one I found was from the 1840's - but the graveyard was gradually being reused and a lot of the British graves were being removed and reused. There were some CWCC stones ( not his) that I assume will be kept but the guys that had just died on service over there are gradually being removed ( including the one who had been mauled by a tiger!!)

(courtesy of Roger Morlidge)




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