Graham, brilliant! I'll definitely be getting a copy.
Very well done! :Action:
Pte Sidney Lee (36719), 2nd Bn, Worcestershire Regt - DOW at Bray-sur-Somme on 18th February 1917
Sgt Charles Roberts (13668), 11th Bn, Manchester Regiment (pictured) - KIA during at trench raid at Hulluch, France on 18th May 1918
Bombardier John Hesford (70065), 147th Heavy Battery, RGA DOW 4th September 1918
Private 4131324 Sidney Lee, 8th Bn, Cheshire Regiment, KIA during the bombing of Wallasey on 12th March 1941
cheers spitfire, i could do with help on billys brothers,
francis born 1877 i have no info henry born 1884 married mary e burke sept 1919 john born 1888 married Ellen SPENCER 1915
trying to find children of henry and john.
and do we have this robert on any memorials in salford or manchester, this his the son of billys brother robert.
UNSWORTH, ROBERT Initials: R Nationality: United Kingdom Rank: Trooper Regiment/Service: Royal Armoured Corps Unit Text: 12th Royal Lancers Age: 40 Date of Death: 16/03/1942 Service No: 3437752 Additional information: Son of Robert and Deborah Unsworth, of Pendlebury, Swinton, Lancashire; husband of Hannah Unsworth. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Column 19. Memorial: ALAMEIN MEMORIAL
has always you start with one and find more heroes in the families
Post by Hawker Hurricane on Mar 27, 2011 10:48:04 GMT
Robert Unsworth is not one of the men listed on the Swinton Cenotaph for World War II. I've done all the names on there. I've added him to our database without a memorial for now, so at least we have his details ready if his name shows up somewhere.
Jim 'Hawker Hurricane' Robinson Professional Local Historian and Genealogist, RNLI Governor and SWARM Admin and Vice-chair (a.k.a. Tea-Boy)!!
Robert Unsworth (brother of Billy and Father of Robert) was a platelayer with the London & Northwestern railway prior to the war. He lived with his wife Deborah and children Robert, James, William, Francis, Albert & George at 37 West Dixon St, Salford. He joined the Royal Engineers and was given the number 55942. He achieved the rank of Sergeant and was awarded the MM for bravery within the field 25/09/1917.