ST MARY’S, NEWCHURCH-IN-PENDLE Location:  In the centre of the village of Newchurch  OS ref: 103 SD 824 394 R. BENTHAM,   A. PICKLES,  R. PIDWELL,  J. WALMSLEY,   T. WIGGLESWORTH ARTHUR, their son Who fell at St Quentin 1895 - 1918 Lcpl John Walmsley The eldest son Died at Port Mudros near Gallipoli Aug 20th 1915  Aged 21 years Also Thomas their son Who died at Witley Camp, Surrey June 30th 1916  Aged 29 years Pte 4891  THOMAS WIGGLESWORTH EAST LANCS RGT Son of Richard & Margaret of Newchurch Died from heart failure TR3/97722  Pte R. PIDWELL MANCHESTER REGT 30th OCTOBER 1918 40601 Sapper JOHN WALMSLEY ROYAL ENGINEERS, 66th Field Coy Buried at PORTIANOS MILITARY CEMETERY Son of George & Elizabeth Walmsley of Burnley 325151 Pte ARTHUR PICKLES   MM ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE RGT 8th APRIL 1918 Aged 22 years Buried at ST. SOUPLET BRITISH CEMETERY Son of John & Hannah Pickles of Newchurch Died of wounds Rodney Pidwell Aged 18 years Died in hospital,Bodelwyddan, Wales Son of John Thomas & Mary Jane Pidwell of Higher Whitehough, Barley Placed here out of interest Sources used for information include: * cwg site * Soldiers Died on * Roll of Honour for Greater Burnley published by Burnley Express at Burnley Library
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