William, John, Richard, Robert, Thomas and Andrew Greenwood

Service Number: 17604, 241017
Date of Birth: 1889 / 1882 / 1885 / 1893 / 1895 / 1898
Date of Death: 1917 / 1918

A fine record is held by Mr and Mrs Greenwood, of Stone Mill Cottages, Turton, who can proudly point to five soldier sons and a son-in-law, all joined since the war.  Of these the eldest is John, who is married and has four children.  His home is in Middleton and he is with the 24th Manchesters at Llanfairfechan.  Richard, the second son, is with the Loyal North Lancashires at Felixstowe.  He is also married and has two children.  His home is in Edgworth.  Robert is with the 10th Battalion Loyal North Lancashires at Andover.  The other two sons, William and Tom are in France with the 2/5th and 1/5th respectively

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