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Private John Sankey
Date of death: 22/09/1917 (aged 21)
Cemetery: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Son of Thomas and Sarah Sankey, of 4, Coniston St., Leigh, Lancs.
Date of death: 17/07/1916
Cemetery: DARTMOOR CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT
Son of Mr. Knowles, of 7, Wood End, Leigh, Lancs.