9 10, 1917

James Nerney and Thomas Regan

October 9th, 1917|East Lancashire Regiment, Lancashire Fusiliers, Soldiers Stories|0 Comments

On 5th September 1897, within four weeks of his birth, James Nerney was baptised into St James the Less church by the parish priest, Fr [...]

6 09, 1917

Albert Hunt

September 6th, 1917|Lancashire Fusiliers, Soldiers Stories|0 Comments

Albert Hunt, the grand-father of our parishioner David Pilling, was a ‘Bury lad’. One of four children, after leaving school Albert quickly progressed from being [...]

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