The death of Barney Battles


February 10, 1905
Yesterday the death took place at Glasgow from influenza of Bernard Battles, the well-known Scottish footballer. Barney Battles, who was 32 years of age, had at one time or other assisted the Liverpool, Glasgow Celtic, Heart of Midlothian, and Dundee clubs. (Source: Manchester Courier: February 11, 1905; via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) © 2018 Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited

** Note: According to the gravestone Battles died 29 years old on February 9 – 1905..

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