George Nolan, Private 31389, 19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment
Died 2nd April 1917 in France, aged 22
Son of Thomas and Mary E Nolan, of 44 Water St, Bollington, Macclesfield.
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Private George Nolan is buried in Grave Ref. II. D. 30. of the Henin Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France. His father asked for a cross and the words “HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR MAY HE REST IN PEACE” to be added to his headstone. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private George Nolan.
Locally, Private George Nolan is commemorated on the Bollington (Palmerston St, Methodist Church and Roll of Honour) memorials.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Macclesfield Times: 4 May 1917