RaySearching Posted 2 January , 2011 Share Posted 2 January , 2011 Hi I am currently researching all the Soldiers who lost there lives in the great war from North Ormesby/Cargo Fleet Could someone assist me with the following Soldier In what Location /Battle or Actions were the the 1st/10tth Manchesters engaged in, Around 24 September 1917 when the following soldier lost his Life BLISS JOHN Lance Corporal JOHN BLISS 376961, 1st/10th Bn., Manchester Regiment Previously served in the Durham light Infantry And the Yorkshire Light Infantry John was Killed in action age 31 on 24 September 1917 (edit the 14 Sept 1917) John was the Brother of James Bliss who also lost his life when his ship the SS Elve Bound For London was torpedoed on Oct 9th 1917 And the Son of David and Caroline Bliss,nee French of Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough. And the widower of Catherine Veronica Bliss nee Sullivan His wife sadly died in 1916 ,Johns subsequent death left his three children as orphans Born South Bank enlisted Middlesbrough BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY No.3 the above Photo is John Bliss and his three Children which leads to another question The Thee cheverons on the bottom of the sleeve of his left Arm what are they For Many thanks in advance for your assistance Ray EDIT there is a error in my typing John was Killed on the 14 sept 1917 not the 24th as above Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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