Oldham Historical Research Group


 WW1 serviceman - Herbert Hurley

Private Herbert Hurley (1548)
of C Company, 1/10 Manchester Regiment,
born 29 Dec 1891
He joined the Territorials in 1910 and worked as a spindle and fly maker at Edwin Wilde’s Ltd..
He was killed 4 June 1915 in Dardenelles Campaign (Gallipoli).
He left a widow, Lily Hurley and two children named Squire born 5 June 1913 & Herbert born 1 July 1914.
He lived at 35 Bloom St., Oldham

Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey (no known grave)


Read: more about the Oldham Territorials, 1/10 Battalion, Manchester Regiment, on this website, in
'Oldham Terriers - Their Part in the War'
by Sergeant Maurice Bradbury, M.M.
Transcriptions of the series of articles published in the 'Oldham Standard' in Spring 1919.
'Amateur Soldiers - A History of Oldham's Volunteers and Territorials 1859 - 1938'
by K.W. Mitchinson (See 'More Reading Page' for details)

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Photo & information contributed by : Gillian Melton

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