3 November 1914 Pte Joshua Crossley died of measles during training

13770 Pte Joshua Crossley, ‘A' Coy, 10th Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regt.

From Bolton-by-Bowland, Yorkshire, Joshua was a farmer at his parents' farm prior to the war. Enlisting under-age in the first days of the war, he died of measles at Frensham Camp near Aldershot whilst undergoing training and he is now buried in Aldershot Military Cemetery. Joshua was just 16 years of age when he died.

3 November 1914

Research by David O'Mara