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In Memory of

Private Frank Bonney

3760
1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed in Action 4th June 1915 Age 26

Private Frank Bonney was killed in Gallipoli during the attempted invasion of Turkey. He was with the Lancashire Fusiliers who famously won "six VCs before breakfast" during the landings in April.

Immediately before the War, he worked for six months at McCorquodale's Print Works as an assistant stereotyper. He enlisted in Bury at the outbreak of war in August 1914.

He is believed to be buried in Twelve Trees Copse Cemetery, Turkey. There are 3,360 servicemen buried or commemorated in the cemetery, but two thirds are unidentified and special memorials commemorate many casualties known, or believed, to be buried among them.