Oldham Pals 1914-1920

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Information about Oldham Pals 1914-1920

This dataset contains around 1,755 records of men, by platoon, who joined the 'Oldham Pals' battalion: the 24th Battalion, The Manchester Regiment.

The records may include the following fields:

  • First name
  • Date the man arrived overseas
  • Transfers
  • Whether killed in action or died of wounds
  • Any awards

These records are derived from information published in The Oldham Battalion of Comrades – Book of Honour in 1920. The data follows the format of the Manchester City Battalions Book of Honour, published in 1916, listing men by platoon and company, as well as publishing photos of platoons and individual photos of infantry members.