Obituary of James Nisbett, printed in the Macclesfield Times on 19th May 1916

Obituary of James Nisbett, printed in the Macclesfield Times on 19th May 1916

known 19th May 1916

PRIVATE NISBETT’S DEATH Mr Alfred Nisbett, licensee of the Sir Robert Peel, Bank Street, Macclesfield, has been officially informed that his son, Private James Nisbett, 1st Manchester Regt., died of enteric fever in hospital in Mesopotamia on April 30th. Private Nisbett was 24 years of age, and his wife resides at Chorley. There are two children. Prior to enlistment he was employed in a cotton factory in Oldham. His wife had previously received a cable stating that her husband was seriously ill. Private Nisbett has two brothers serving with the forces, namely: Private William, RAMC (who was formerly scoutmaster of the St Peter’s troop), and Private Amos, Irish Guards (who has had his left thumb amputated as the result of a wound received while fighting in France).

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    Born 1891

    Died 1916

    British Army 1252 Private Manchester Regiment