FINAN, Thomas Pte. 15269

Thomas Finan was born in the town in 1894, one of nine children of Winifred and Peter Finan. They lived at number 76 Standish Street in Chorley in 1901 and at number 8, some ten years later; the family attending St. Mary’s Church.

He was one of five brothers in the Army and was known to have been wounded in the war.

Local records showed that Thomas married Anne Anton at Chorley in 1929.