WIGGANS, McIntyre John Pt. 15167

McIntyre Wiggans was born in Chorley in 1886, the son of John and Sarah. The 1901 Census had him living with his parents and elder brother and sister at 72 Seymour Street in the town; he was working as a Cotton Bleacher. McIntyre married Fanny Josephine Partington at St. Laurence’s Church, Chorley in 1907 – by 1911 they had three daughters and were living at 11 Fielden Street.

McIntyre Wiggans enlisted in the Pals in mid-September with the Chorley Guardian of the 19th September 1914 reversing his names, recording him as “Wiggans McIntyre”.

He was known to have been wounded during the war.