Person    | Male  Born 17/8/1892  Died 28/3/1918

Bernard Cassidy, VC

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: France

War dead, WW1 i

Commemorated on a memorial as having died in WW1.

Soldier. Born Bernard Matthew Cassidy in Fulham. He was a second lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers. At Arras, France, he was in command of the left company of his battalion, and had been given orders to hold on to the position at all costs. He rallied and encouraged his men under terrific bombardment, until they were eventually surrounded and he was killed. Bernard Cassidy Street in E16 is named for him.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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