1885 - 1916
CPL David Wallace Crawford
1887 - 1916
Lce-Corpl John Joseph Nickle
1894 - 1916
Pte 17911 Morton Neill
1897 - 1916
Lieut Edward Stanley Ashcroft
1883 - 1918
Pte 63587 James Patrick Sullivan
- Age: 27
- From: Patricroft, Manchester
- Regiment: The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 17th Btn
- K.I.A Saturday 8th December 1917
- Commemorated at: Bedford House Cem Encl 4
Panel Ref: II.C.23
James Patrick was born in 1890 in Manchester the son of Timothy Sullivan and his wife Theresa Margaret (née Doyle) who married in Salford in 1882. His father was a general labourer born in County Mayo, Ireland, and his mother was from Liverpool. He had an older sister Gertrude and a younger sister Theresa.
He was the husband of Mabel Sullivan (nee Eatock ) they were married in 1913. Mabel was born 15th January 1892. They had two children Theresa Mabel born 30th January 1914 and James born 29th June 1916.
He enlisted in Eccles, Manchester and was serving in the 17th Battalion, The King’s Liverpool Regiment as Private No 63587 when he was killed in action on the 8th December 1917.
His Medal Index Card shows that he was transferred to the 71st Company of the Labour Corps as Private 42361 although CWGC records him with the 17th Battalion KLR.
He now rests at Bedford House Cemetery Encl 4, Belgium.
His sister placed a Memorial notice in the Manchester Evening News on 09th December 1918
SULLIVAN - In loving memory of Private JAMES P. SULLIVAN 42361, King's Liverpool Regt., killed in action by a shell Dec 8, 1917. - Sadly missed by his sister GERTRUDE, Miles Platting.
Mabel had another child in 1919 and remarried in 1927.
In 1939 she was living with relatives at 100 Cromwell Road, Manchester, with son Leslie Sullivan. Mabel died in 1984, aged 76. His daughter Theresa married and had a family. His son James died in 1973.