Jump to content
The Great War (1914-1918) Forum

Remembered Today:

Death Plaque


MACRAE
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hi Folks

I have a death plaque to a Patrick William Devine and I cant find a Devine with a middle name of William on SDGW or CWGC or Ancestory am I missing something ? . Found 6 Patrick Devine but like I said no William can any one help.

Dan

Link to comment
Share on other sites

How about this man......

Name: DIVINE, PATRICK WILLIAM

Initials: P W

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Lance Corporal

Regiment/Service: Lancashire Fusiliers

Unit Text: 2nd Bn.

Date of Death: 11/04/1917

Service No: 34951

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 5.

Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Steve

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Dan

Checking the BMD's I can't see any obvious birth registration for a Patrick William DIVINE but there is a possibility for a DEVINE...

Name: Patrick William Devine

Year of Registration: 1880

Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep

District: Salford

County: Greater Manchester, Lancashire

Volume: 8d

Page: 20

I guess this could well be the Lancashire Fusilier.

Regards

Steve

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Dan

Just out of interest, this may be his son's birth recorded in 1917 and death in 1987, note the spellings...

Name: Patrick W Divine

Year of Registration: 1917

Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar

Mother's Maiden Name: Kennedy

District: Rochdale

County: Greater Manchester, Lancashire

Volume: 8e

Page: 68

Name: Patrick William Devine

Birth Date: 17 Jan 1917

Death Registration Month/Year: Mar 1987

Age at death (estimated): 70

Registration district: Rochdale

Inferred County: Lancashire

Volume: 39

Page: 521

Steve

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...