Brian, William –

Nephew of Mrs. Kelly, of 87, Clammerclough Road, Kearsley, Lancashire. Enlisted in the Lancashire Fusiliers aged 19 and discharged 18/09/1909 after 12 years service including 7 abroad. Served in the South African Campaign. Re-enlisted Border Regiment in 1914. Reported as killed during landing at Dardanelles in August 1915.

Personal details

  • Surname: Brian
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Kearsley, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Kearsley, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 36
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Border Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 02/11/1917 23/11/1917 28/12/1917

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