- Surnames starting with the letter R. 

Joseph Rainford

Rank:Lance SergeantNumber:3440250
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:08th Bn [1]
Name of Rgt or Ship:Lancashire Fusiliers
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Le Paradis Cemetery, Lestrem
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1904 in the Preston R.D. - ref: 8e/515,
the son of Joseph & Catherine Rainford (nee Bolton).

Previously - Manchester Rgt.

Killed during the BEF retreat to Dunkirk.

M.I. - "On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy.  R.I.P.".
Memorials found on:
Stretford Trades & Labour Club
St. Ann's R.C. Church (Stretford)
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