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The three soldiers have been named as:
Private William Cheetham Taylor
Private Charles Moroney
Private William Purslow
Ours records hold the following information which is known to the investigating team.

Private William Cheetham Taylor 9634 2nd Bn..died 18.10.14 age unknown no further details known.

Private Charles Moroney 1408 A Coy 2nd Bn died 18.10.14 aged 24. Son of Charles and Mary Moroney 50 Ryland St Dean Road Salford. Husband of Mary Ellen Moroney 10 Sandywell Greengate Salford

Private William Purslow 9234 2nd Bn died 18.10.14 aged 29 years. Son of Mrs Purslow 66 Thornton St Collyhurst. Husband of Mary Elizabeth Purslow 103 Ryder St Collyhurst.

All three were originally remembered on Panel 4 of the Ploegsteert Memorial Belgium Comines-Warneton Hainaut.

The bodies of the then unknown soldiers when found were buried in April 2015 at Prosser Point Cemetery in Ploegsteert Belgium.

Do any of the details ring bells with anyone?
Geoff Pycroft


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