Non-Commemorations at Gorton Cemetery

Visiting Gorton Cemetery to see the burials of two Manchester Regiment men who are awaiting adjudication of War Grave status.

Apologies for my poor diction and the subtefruge about my grave searching daughter (she did agree to the visit!)

Pte 35889 William Leigh. A veteran of Salonika with 13th Battalion. Died from TB 10/01/1919.

nb Receive a CWGC headstone if War Grave status confirmed

Pte 6340 Walter Shawcross. Boer War Veteran and Old Contemptible with 2nd Manchesters. DIed from TB 17/12/1916. This post is published 104 years later.

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