Memory Of Joseph Greenhalgh
Private 353008 2nd/9th Bn., Manchester Regiment
died on Tuesday, 9th October 1917.
Locating when & where my Great Grandfather Joseph Greenhalgh
fell during the Great War, was one of the primary reasons
for researching my family history & started this web
site. I had no information about my Great Grandfathers service
history, so I contacted the commonwealth war graves commission
who managed locate him, with the limited information I did
served with the 2/9th Bn Manchester regiment, which lost
238 men on the day my Grandfather died which was the 9th
Oct 1917. This was the day that the battle for poelcapelle,
February 1918, what was left of the battalion amalgamated
with the 1/9th Battalion to form the 9th Battalion.
Battalion, The Manchester Regiment, Territorial 2nd Line,
The regiment was attached to the 198th Brigade, which was
part of the 66th Division. Below is a the full detail list
of all of the brigades in this division.
Brigade: 3/5th Lancs Fus.; 2/6th Lancs Fus.; 2/7th Lancs
Fus.; 2/8th Lancs Fus.
Brigade: 2/4th E.Lancs.; 2/5th E.Lancs.; 2/9th Manchester.;
Brigade: 2/5th Manchester.; 2/6th Manchester.; 2/7th Manchester.;
Battalion Battle Honors France
1918 (1st Battle) Rosieres Hindenburg Line
here to view Private J Greenhalgh Details on CWGC
For a hisotry of the battle in which my Grandfather died, please visit the following CWGC