24596 Private William Ormerod

   9th Battn. Lancashire Fusiliers

     4th September 1917 Age 26

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William Ormerod is one of fourteen men from the 9th Lancashire Fusiliers that are buried at Gwalia,who were killed in an early morning German air raid over " Dirty Bucket Camp". 

William was born in Bury in 1892.

In 1911he lived with his widowed mother Jane and his two sisters at 99 George Street in Bury and he worked as a woolen Piecer.

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