Bombardier Francis Nuttall
700964 Royal Field Artillery,B210 (The Devils Own) Burnley Battery
Lived at 11 Thurston Street
Died of pneumonia 23rd January 1919, aged 29
Buried in Terlincthun Military Cemetery, France
Commemorated on the Burnley Lads Club Memorial
Burnley Express 15th February 1919


Enlisted in May 1915 and later sailed to Egypt where after 15 months he was drafted to France.
assed, classed as recovered and returned to his unit where he died serving with the occupation of the Rhine forces.
A member of the Burnley Lads Club and a well known harrier.

Son of James William & Martha Elizabeth. Worked as a weaver at Wests Browhead Mill

His wife Sarah Ann never remarried and visited his grave in France nearly every year between and after the wars until she became too old to travel. As a widow she lived until their deaths with Tom Harker and his wife Annie ( her Sister) initially at 11 Celia Street where both my mother and self were born. (Information from his great nephew John Bowman)

Brother James also serving in France

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(Photographs courtesy of John Bowman)




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