SWB Joseph Greenhalgh. 5th Lancashire Fusiliers. Radcliffe. Wounds


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Silver War Badge number 108743 awarded to 2035 Pte Joseph Greenhalgh  1st/5th Lancashire Fusiliers

Joseph was born at Radcliffe Lancashire in 1896

He enlisted in 1st 5th Battalion on 8th August 1914 his occupation given as collier

He served with them in Egypt and probably Gallipoli too as the Battalion suffered heavy casualties was there probably where he was wounded

His records state he was reported missing 4th June 1915 but must have turned up again perhaps that was when he was wounded he was discharged due to wounds 29th April 1916

His father Thomas lived at 4 back Edward Rd Radcliffe

His pension records state he died 24th Feb 1963 leaving a widow


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