Sunday, 7 October 2018


Pte Joseph Sharple was one of the original Chorley Pals who were placed in the famous Accrington Pals. He survived the deadly 1st Day of the Somme. Died of influenza & double pneumonia.Interestingly, death cert records him as farm labourer, not serving soldier. St James, Brindle:

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