Inspired by interviews and notes by a member of the 2nd City Battalion of the Manchester Regiment, this site portrays the particular group of volunteer soldiers, from enlistment to their service in the Battle of the Somme. In memory of the contributor of the journal, Private Allan Arthur Bell 8055 and the Pals that served with him. Copyright Bell Family. All rights reserved. Please see acknowledgments and feel free to comment in the Guest Book or individual Posts.
Thompson W 17th Bttn and Milne W 2nd RSF
W Thompson Remembered with Honour Cherisy Road East Cemetery, Heninel In Memory of Private 47453, 17th Bn., Manchester Regiment who died on 23 April 1917 Age 20 Son of Robert and Mary Jane Thompson.