Barnsley - Men who Fell at the Battle of Messines

The Battle of Messines, 7th to 14th June 1917 [ref: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/battles/battles-of-the-western-front-in-france-and-flanders/the-battle-of-messines-1917/] ------ Mainly involved men from 6th, 8th and 9th York and Lancaster Regiment from our area. However as usual note that casualties included men from other regiments and two who had previously emigrated to Australia and were fighting with the A.I.F. -------- All Barnsley men and women who served in WW1 will eventually be remembered in the main Community here ---- https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/community/49 ------- Initial data provided by the Barnsley War Memorials Project http://www.barnsleywarmemorials.org.uk/ ----------- Newspaper pictures with thanks to Barnsley Archives http://www.experience-barnsley.com/archives-and-discovery-centre ----------- If you are having trouble adding information to men in this Community on Lives of the First World War I would be happy to help. ----- Linda Hutton IWM Volunteer barnsleyhistorian@gmail.com

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