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Pte. John McLoughlin 11th Btn. Manchester Regiment

John McLoughlin was posted to 11th Battalion on the 6th of November 1914 He was wounded at Suvla Bay in Aug 1915 and sent to Egypt where he developed Dysentry, Colitis and Paratyphoid, then Bronchitis. A Furlough was granted 3/2/1916 to 15/3/1916 when he was a an enteric convalescent at Southern General Hospital He also attended 3 hospitals in Cleethorpes area - Albert Road Regimental, Brighowgate Military Hospital and St Aidans VAD Hospital. John was transferred to Class W army reserve on 30/04/1917 There is also an undated document stating transfer to 3rd Manchester G Company. His disability is listed as Chronic Bronchitis & Emphysema and he was awarded Silver War Badge number B10828 on 11th of October 1918.

The family unaware of exact date of death, only knowing it wasn't long after 1918. As he was already a widower before the start of the war, his two sons were brought up by relatives as orphans.

Yvonne Littlejohns




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