Burnley and District gallantry awards of the Great War (1914 - 1918).
by David Ingham
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"Young Kitchener" Jenny Jackson pictured with V.C. winner Private Thomas Whittam of the Coldstream Guards.
Details of these awards have been taken from the following sources: - The Supplements to the London Gazette, Burnley Express, Colne Times and the Nelson Leader. Further research has been made in the relevant regimental and unit histories. Based on original hand written research started by Mr. Alan MacKay of Burnley, Lancashire.
Where a man has won multiple awards he will be listed under the highest award won.