Sergeant William Rossall
25140 11th East Lancashire Regiment
Killed in Action 28th September 1918, aged 28
Lived on Palace Street, later 42 Carter Street
Buried in Strand Military Cemetery, Belgium
Burnley Express
19th October 1918

28th September 1918;Western Fr; The “Burnley Pals” Z company led by Capt. Bart Endean spearheaded the 11th Bn. East Lancs Regiment's attack on Hill 63 north east of Ploegsteert Wood following which the enemy evacuated. The cost was heavy the Battalion lost 358 killed, wounded and missing. 50 prisoners were taken, together with a field gun 17 machine guns, 2 trench mortars and one ant-tank rifle.




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