- Surnames starting with the letter B. 

Dennis Sewell Bone

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:07th Bn [3] Reserve Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Died of Spotted Fever (Typhus?)
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Flixton (St. Michael's) Church Yard
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the June quarter 1897 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref:
8c/706, the only child of Thomas William & Annie Beatrice Bone (nee

1901 Census - 23 Whitelake Avenue, Flixton.   Son - aged: 3 - born:
Flixton.   Head of household - Thomas William Bone - Married - aged: 32 -
occ: Buyer (Manchester Goods) - born: London, Middlesex.   Also - Annie B.
Bone - Wife - aged: 38 - born: Patricroft.   Plus 4 siblings.

1911 Census -  White Lake House, Flixton Road, Flixton.    Son - aged: 13 -
Scholar - born: Flixton.   His mother - Annie Beatrice Bone - aged: 48 -
born: Patricroft.   Plus 3 of his maternal aunts.   His father - Thomas
William Bone was residing at Hampden House, Phoenix Street, St. Pancras,
London on census night.   Head of household - Married - aged: 42 - occ:
Salesman (Manchester Goods) - born: London.   This was a 400 room Masonic
residential facility.  

Died of Spotted Fever in hospital whilst training at Crowborough on
Salisbury Plain.  Spotted Fever could be any number of diseases, but was
most likey to have been Typhus. 

He attended Urmston College before moving to Manchester Grammar School
where he attended from 1909 - 1912.

Death reported in the 26/01.1916 edition of the Manchester Evening News.

Private Gravestone with cross (now broken) in St. Michael's Churchyard.

Listed as "Scout" - 1st Flixton Troop, on the Urmston & Flixton Scout's War

He is commemorated in the Manchester Grammar School Roll of Honour Book,
but not on their War Memorial ??

His father - Thomas William Bone was also killed during WW1.

Memorials found on:
St. Michael's (Flixton)
Urmston & Flixton Scouts
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