1st 5th Bn
The XX Lancashire Fusiliers


" Michael Thomas Sweeney enlisted into the 1/5th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers in August 1914.

He was severely wounded at Suvla Bay Gallipoli in August 1915 and was discharged on the 16th May 1916.

he later became a recruiting officer for the RAF and was responsible for encouraging over 50,000 recruits to enlist.
His details have been submitted by his proud grandson Seamus Bebbington"
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