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Jonathan Royle

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:01st Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Border Rgt
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:GallipoliGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Lancashire Landing Cemetery
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1897 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/847, the
only child of Johnathan & Sarah Royle (nee Burrows).

1901 Census - 69 Lily Street, Urmston.   Son - aged: 4 - born: Manchester. 
 Head of household - Jonathan Royle - Married - aged: 28 - occ: Foreman Tin
Smith - born: Manchester.   Also - Sarah Royle - Wife - aged: 30 - born:

1911 Census - 34 Station Road, Openshaw, Manchester.    Son - aged: 14 -
occ: Office Boy - born: Ardwick, Manchester.    Head of household -
Jonathan Royle - Married - aged: 38 - occ: Sheet Metal Worker - born:
Ancoats, Manchester.   Also - Sarah Royle - Wife - aged: 40 - born:
Tarovens, Staffordshire.

Native of Higher Openshaw, Manchester.

Died during the second withdrawal of troop from the Gallipoli Peninsula
that took place from late December 1915 until the 9th January 1916. 
18/12/15 - Fusilier Street & Eski Line.   27/12/15 - Relieved and moved
back to Eski Line in reserve.  Employed on New Fusilier Street & Mule
Track.   30/12/16 - To firing line to give support at Russel's Loop,
Weavers Venell.   Jonathan was killed somewhere in this vicinity.

On the 03/01/16 - Bn relieved and back to rest camp.   The Bn left
Gallipoli on the 08/01/16.

CWGC - Only son of Jonathan & Sarah Royle of 59 Hope Road, Sale.  Of Higher
Openshaw, Manchester.  M.I. "Greater love hath no man he laid down his life
for his friends".

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