Monday, 3 April 2017

Joseph Bly 1896 - 1917

Joseph Bly Barnsley Chronicle 24th November 1917
with thanks to Barnsley Archives
Born 1896

Military Service:
Regiment and Battalion: York and Lancaster 6th Battalion
Service number and Rank: 14/891 Private
Awards: The British War Medal, The Victory Medal

Death: 9th October 1917 age 21
CWGC Remembered: Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel reference: 125 - 128

Additional Information from the Commonwealth War Grave Commission:
Joseph Bly was the son of John and Susan Bly, 16 Old Mill Lane Barnsley.

St Marys Church Barnsley Combined War Memorial

Links & Notes:
Lives of the First World War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
York and Lancaster Regiment
Every Man Remembered

It is very sad to note that Joseph had a brother named Patrick, who fell a month before Joseph.  So very sad for their parents. Every Man Remembered

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