Chorley Boxer casualty

Boxer WW1 slain article

Michael Walsh, a 22 year old well known boxer from the town, was killed in action on the 26th March 1915 at Rue de l ’Epinette in the Festubert sector in northern France.

He served in the 1st Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment and is buried in Rue de Berceaux Military Cemetery at Richebourg – L’ Avoue near Estaires.