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Lancashire Fusiliers of Interest

(or infamous)

Lancashire Fusiliers
Click on the name to see their story

Ian Greaves,
Lancashire Fusilier National Service Sergeant
and Manchester United Footballer

Jack Howarth

Uncle Albert Tatlock
Left Coronation Street to be the Curator of the LF museum
The Making of a Monster

Joe has the book in his locker its called
"The Knick-Knack Man."

L/Cpl Joseph Delaney served with the
2nd Bn The XXth The Lancashire Fusiliers From 1939 until 1943

L/Cpl Delaney died in July 1958.

His daughter was Shelagh Delaney who wrote the play "A Taste of Honey" when she was just 19 years of age.

The play was set in Salford.

You may recall it as a wonderful film in 1961 with Rita Tushingham

Ha Ha I remember the film very well. The opening credits featured one of the strangest Salford Bus routes ever! The characters were on a green Salford bus supposedly going through Salford. One minute they were travelling along Frederick Road, then in Piccadilly Gardens going past the Victoria Monument, then somewhere along Deansgate, then up to and travelling along what is now the Crescent. All this in a 40 second clip!! The mother of Rita Tushingham's character was played by Dora Bryan who stole the film for me as a typical Salford Lass of the period. Her ' wide-boy ' boyfriend had a Vauxhall Victor F Type, the ones were the front screen fell out if you slammed the doors to hard!! Thanks, a wonderful memory jerker.
Geoff P