Private Michael Riley

Grave Stone - Cemetery
Name:Michael Riley
Lived:37 Davison Street,Boldon Colliery.
Service Record:17339
Medal Roll:Military Star
Casualty List:385808
Story Michael Joined the East Yorkshire regiment, but later ended up in the Prince of Wales’s Own(West Yorkshire Regiment) 12th Bn. He was killed on 28th March 1916, along with other members of the regiment, including the officer commanding. I understand from the action at the time that they were killed by a German sniper. Buried in the Elzenwalle Brasserie Cemetery, in Belgium

Source: M Brown - Grt Nephew

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