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ERNEST FRASER MACARTHUR

Sapper, 189730. 274 th Railway Company, Royal Engineers. Died 18 March 1917, aged 27. Lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of Ellen MacArthur, 518 Gorton Road, Reddish. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

AMYAS MACGREGOR M.C.

Captain. 1 st London Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died from wounds received the same day 13 October 1916, aged 24. Son of Alfred & Frances MacGregor, “Glencairn”, Paines Lane, Pinner, Middlesex and formerly of Gatley. Buried in Carnoy Military Cemetery, Somme, France.

Alfred MacGregor was a railway engineer who was mainly responsible for the construction of the line between Manchester & Wilmslow. His son was educated at Haw Bank School, Cheadle and Manchester Grammar School before studying at the Royal School of Mines, London. He was commissioned into the Royal Engineers at the outbreak of the War.

Awarded the Military Cross in the King’s Birthday Honours List 1916 and not for a specific act of bravery.

His older brother, Alfred, had been killed in action on 10 September 1916 whilst serving as Captain with the 1/14 th Battalion, London Regiment.

HAROLD MACHIN

Acting Lance Corporal, P/1255. Foot Branch, Military Police. Died 17 August 1916, aged 26. Born: Walsall. Lived & enlisted: Stockport. Son of Thomas & Mary, 36 Arundell Street, Walsall. Buried in Ryecroft Cemetery, Walsall.

A railway policeman in civilian life,

PERCY MACKENZIE

Private, 24350. 7 th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 18 August 1916, aged 24. Born & enlisted: Wilmslow. Son of James & Annie, 58 High Street, Cheadle. Husband of Hilda, Chapel Lane, Wilmslow. Buried in Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France.

Commemorated on the Wilmslow War Memorial.

DAVID MADDEN

Private 141318. 25 th Battalion, Machine Guns Corps (formerly 26849, Cheshire Regiment). Died of wounds 22 April 1918. Born & enlisted: Stockport. Husband of Rebecca Jones (formerly Madden), 56 Thomas Street West, Stockport. Buried in Stockport Borough Cemetery.

THOMAS MADDOCK

Private, 8804. 9 th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 26 April 1918. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Pontefract. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

ALBERT MAGGS

Private, 4081. 29 th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force. No known grave so presumed to have been killed in action 29 July 1918, aged 29. Born: Stockport. Son of William & Fanny, “Leewood”, Cadby Avenue, North Brighton, Victoria, Australia. Commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneaux Memorial, Somme, France.

GEORGE MALLINSON

Battery Sergeant Major, 40277. “C” Battery, 64 th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 3 May 1917. Born: Gorton. Enlisted: Stockport. Buried in Roclincourt Valley Cemetery, Roclincourt, Pas de Calais, France.

JOHN RICHARD MALONE

Gunner, 72014. 239 th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Died of wounds 21 April 1917, aged 41. Born: Heaton Norris. Lived: Chorlton-on-Medlock. Enlisted: Manchester. Husband of Edith, 9 Greenfield Street, Shrewsbury. Buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France.

WILLIAM E MARGINSON

Shoeing Smith, 85339. 3 rd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery. Date of death (cause unknown) 13 August 1918, aged 43. Son of Abraham & Elizabeth of Houghton. Husband of Agnes, 21 Robinson Street, Edgeley. Buried in Vrely Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

JOHN MARKS

Lance Corporal, 95683. 51 st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Date of death (cause unknown) 28 January 1919. Born: Peel Green. Son of Thomas & Eleanor, 140 Long Lane, Cheadle. Buried in Peel Green Cemetery.

FRANK MARSDEN

Sergeant, 15938. 11 th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 2 July 1916. Born: Stockport. Lived: Blackburn. Enlisted: Accrington. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

HAROLD MARSDEN

Private, 44999. 1/5 th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Died 13 April 1918. Born & enlisted: Stockport. Son of Mrs Martha Marsden, 53 Providence Street, Heaton Norris. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Belgium.

MATTHEW MOREWOOD MARSH

Private, 4029. 10 th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Died of wounds 16 may 1916. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Oldham. Husband of Ada, 4 Jackson Place, Oldham. Buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

FRED MARSHALL

Lance Corporal, 25792. 10 th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 July 1917, aged 27. Born: Hazel Grove. Enlisted: Manchester. Son John & Minnie, 99A Forbes Street, West Gorton, Manchester. Buried in Belgian Battery Corner Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium.

THOMAS HUBERT MARSLAND

Private, PS/7519. 2 nd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. Killed in action 19 August 1917. Born: Mellor. Lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Eldest son of Joseph. Believed to be buried in Artillery Wood Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium and commemorated there on a special memorial.

Worked as a clerk at the Marple branch of the Manchester & County Bank until he enlisted in 1915. Father was Poor Law assistant overseer for Mellor.

The name of Thomas F Marsland is inscribed on the Mellor War Memorial. It may be an inscription error and the intent was to commemorate Thomas Hubert or, of course, it may be another man.

MATTHEW MARTELL

Private, 23004. 11 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action, 4 October 1918. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Buried in Chapel Corner Cemetery, Sauchy-Lestree, Pas de Calais, France.

JAMES LONGSHAW MASON

Private, 31655. 16 th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 11 July 1916, aged 21. Born: Manchester. Lived: Cheadle. Enlisted: Blackpool. Son of James & Elizabeth. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Presumed to be the man of the same name and unit commemorated on the Hale War Memorial. His connection with the area is unknown.

JOSEPH WILLIAM MASON

Private, 15558. 1 st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Killed in action 12 October 1916. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Ashton under Lyne. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

JOHN MASSEY

Driver, 112718. 41 st Battery, 42 nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 25 March 1918. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Buried in Bac-du-Sud British Cemetery, Bailleulval, Pas de Calais, France.

PERCY MASSEY

Sapper, 99797. 201 st Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 2 July 1916, aged 19. Born: Manton, Cheshire. Lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of Arthur & Ann, Lower Green’s Hall, Disley. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Commemorated on the Disley War Memorial.

HARRY LEONARD MASTERS

Sergeant, 300940. 2/6 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 6 October 1917, aged 21. Born & enlisted: Manchester. Son of James & Kate, 2 Brantwood Road, Heaton Chapel. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

JOHN HENRY MATHER

Gunner, 193791. “A” Battery, 165 th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 6 May 1917, aged 32. Lived: Manchester. Enlisted: Stockport. Husband of Margaret, 3 Co-operative Street, Seedley. Buried in Bailleul Road East Cemetery, St Laurent-Blangy, Pas de Calais, France.

JAMES MAUDE

Driver, 745029. Royal Horse Artillery. Died 1 January 1918. Born: Denton. Enlisted: Stockport. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Maude, 26 Holland Street, Denton. Commemorated by the War Graves Commission on a special memorial at Christ Church, Denton and by the local community on the Denton War Memorial.

SHEPHERD MAUDE

Corporal, 46903. 99 th Company, Machine Gun Corps (formerly 3636, Manchester Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917. Lived: Reddish. Enlisted: Manchester. Husband of Caroline, 3002 Elizabeth Street, Denver, Colorado, USA. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

RICHARD MCARDLE

Private, 265905. “B” Company, 1 st Battalion, Kin’s Own (Royal Lancaster) Regiment. Killed in action 4 December 1917, aged 19. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Darwen. Son of F W McArdle and Elizabeth McArdle, 5 Industry Street, Darwen. Buried in Windmill British Cemetery, Monchy-le-Preux, Pas de Calais, France.

ANDREW MCBRIDES

Private, 10510. 2 nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 17 July 1916, aged 21. Born: Ashton under Lyne. Enlisted: Stockport. Brother of J J McBrides, 64 Hope Street, Ashton under Lyne. Buried in Struma Military Cemetery, Greece.

SAMUEL MCCALPIN

Rifleman, 2442. 2 nd Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Killed in action 10 November 1914. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Derby. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium.

JOSEPH MCCANN

Private, 36988, 10 th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment (formerly 22965, 9 th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 14 December 1916, aged 33. Born & enlisted: Manchester. Husband of Alice, 46 Bedford Street, Reddish. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

GEORGE MCCLELLAND

Company Sergeant Major, 10475. 2 nd Battalion, West Riding Regiment. Killed in action 24 October 1918, aged 33. Born: Lydd, Kent. Lived: Stockport. Husband of Florrie, 80 Gibson Street, Ardwick, Manchester. Buried in Verchain British Cemetery, Verchain-Maugre, Nord, France.

JAMES ALEXANDER CAMERON MCCRUM

Private, 15/1370. 15 th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds 23 July 1916, aged 28. Born: Limavady, County Londonderry. Lived: Stourbridge. Enlisted: Birmingham. son of James & Sarah, 33 Crosby Street, Stockport. Buried in Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L-Abbe, Somme, France.

AUSTIN MCDONALD

Private, 41990. 8 th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (formerly 62382 Cheshire Regiment). Killed in action 16 August 1917, aged 30. Born: Stockport. Lived: Seacombe. Enlisted: Chester. Son of Mr & Mrs Peter McDonald, 152 Lowfield Road, Stockport. Husband of E Ida McDonald, 31 Hillcroft Road, Wallasey. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

Educated at St Wilfrid’s Collge, Oakamoor, Staffordshire.

Commemorated on the Wallasey War Memorial.

JOHN MCDONALD

Private, 4335. 3 rd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died, 4 May 1918, aged 31. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Middlesborough. Son of Joseph & Mary of Stockport. Husband of Ellen Hill (formerly McDonald), 33 Lime Street, Middlesborough. Buried in St Joseph’s RC Cemetery, North Ormesby.

WILLIAM MCDONALD

Private, 1054378. 14 th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Date of death (cause unknown) 17 April 1918, aged 20. Son of Bernard & Sarah of Stockport. Buried in Roclincourt Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

JOHN MCGUINN

Private, 42150. 12 th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment (formerly 3/50338, 25 th Training Reserve Battalion). Died of wounds 20 April 1918, aged 20. Born: Bradford, Yorkshire. Enlisted: Stockport. Son of Dennis & Mary Ellen of Stockport. Buried in Wimereaux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

ROBERT MCILWAIN

Lance Corporal, Y/1467. 3 rd Battalion, King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Died 10 August 1915. Born: Hamilton. Lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Warrington. Buried in Erquinghem-Lys Churchyard Extension, Nord, France.

ERNEST MCKAY

Lieutenant. 1/7 th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 19 September 1915, aged 21. Son of R H McKay & Mrs M A McKay, 202 Edgeley Road, Stockport (and previously of 161 Hall Street). Buried in Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey.

Brother of Herbert McKay (below).

Several Memorials in the Macclesfield area commemorate men called Ernest and Herbert McKay and it is possible that the men had connections there in their early lives.

HERBERT MCKAY

Sergeant, 8005. 2 nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died of wounds, 15 May 1915, aged 25. Born: Chester. Enlisted: Macclesfield. Son of R H McKay & Mrs M A McKay, 202 Edgeley Road, Stockport (and previously of 161 Hall Street). Buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France.

Brother of Ernest McKay (above).

Several Memorials in the Macclesfield area commemorate men called Ernest and Herbert McKay and it is possible that the men had connections there in their early lives.

WILLIAM MCLOUGHLAND

Driver, 705829. 42 nd Division Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery. Died 10 November 1918. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of William & Hannah of Levenshulme, Manchester. Buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.

GEORGE MCLOUGHLIN

Private, 20361. 1 st Battalion, North Lancashire Regiment. Died of wounds 10 April 1916, aged 20. Born: Cheadle. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of Edward & Emma, 53 Cross Street, Didsbury. Buried in Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

JAMES MCNALLY

Private, 12428. 1 st Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers. Died of wounds 2 July 1915, aged 20. Born: Wolverhampton. Lived & enlisted: Stockport. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Turkey.

GEORGE MCNEE

Private, 9234. 17 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 25 April 1917, aged 19. Born: Temple Patrick, County Antrim. Lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of Robert & Elizabeth, 71 High Hill View, Birch Vale, Nr. Stockport. Buried in Warlincourt-Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas de Calais, France.

Presumed to be the G McNee commemorated on the New Mills War Memorial.

JOHN C MCQUAID

Sergeant, 19386. 1 st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Date of death (cause unknown) 17 February 1919, aged 50. Husband of Martha, 16 Western Street, South Reddish. Buried in Willow Grove Cemetery, Stockport.

JOHN MCQUADE M.M.

Sergeant, 6282. 2 nd Battalion, Essex Regiment. Killed in action 1 July 1916, aged 26. Born: Stockport. Lived: Chelmsford. Enlisted: Colchester. Son of John McQuade of South Hanningfield. Husband of Florence Shipley (formerly McQuade), 13 Elm Road, Wickford, Essex. Buried in Pargny British Cemetery, Somme, France.

Awarded the Military Medal – date unknown.

E MEAKIN

Private, 86552. 1 st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Date of death (cause unknown), 4 August 1920, aged 19. Son of Mrs Elizabeth Meakin, 1 Harriet Street, Stockport. Buried in Stockport Borough Cemetery.

The National Archives hold no medal entitlement information for Pte. Meakin, indicating he did not serve overseas during the War. His relative youth suggests he was a fairly new recruit to the army when he died.

ERIC MEASHAM

Lance Corporal, 7624. 16 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 9 July 1916. Born: Marple. Lived: Holmes Chapel. Enlisted: Manchester. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GEORGE MEIKLE

Private, 120912. Royal Army Medical Corps. Died 17 October 1918. Born & enlisted: Stockport. Buried in Brunswick Methodist Church Burial Grounds and commemorated by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission at Willow Grove Cemetery, Stockport.

Possibly related to Frederick and William Miekle, commemorated on the Stockport War Memorial.

THOMAS MELIA

Private, 22096. 18 th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action 14 October 1918, aged 22. Born & lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Liverpool. Son of Ellen Rippon (formerly Melia), and stepson of William Ripon, 3 Longsight Street, Heaton Norris. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

ARTHUR MELLOR

Private, 18563. 8 th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 30 April 1916. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Hollinwood, Lancashire. Buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France.

GEORGE EDWARD MELLOR

Private 45000. 1/5 th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (formerly 15128, Army Cyclist Corps). Died 26 October 1917, aged 17. Born: Ashton under Lyne. Enlisted: Stockport. Son of Mrs Emma I Mellor, 26 Chatham Road, Southport. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

RICHARD MELLOR

2 nd Lieutenant. “A” Company, 2/5 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 16 June 1917, aged 19. Born: Royton. Son of Cyril & Alice, Devonshire House, Davenport Park, Stockport. Buried in Cambrin British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

ROBERT MELVELL

Private, 1576. 1 st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 26 October 1914. Born: Manchester. Enlisted: Stockport. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

THOMAS ARTHUR MERRILL

Lance Corporal, 252097. “D” Company, 2/6 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Died of wounds 3 August 1917. Born: Cheadle Hulme. Lived: Chorlton. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of Ralph & Martha, 23 Longford Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy. Buried in Coxyde Military Cemetery, Koksijde, Belgium.

HAYDEN GARDNER METCALFE

Private, 2270. “A” Company, 1/6 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 7 August 1915, aged 18. Born: Marple. Lived: Swinton. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of Edward & Annie. Believed to be buried in Redoubt Cemetery, Helles, Turkey and commemorated on a special memorial there.

LEWIS MIDGLEY

Rifleman, S/14484. 8 th Battalion, Rifle Brigade. Killed in action 15 September 1916. Born & lived: Manchester. Enlisted: Stockport. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

ROBERT MILARVIE

Private, 18035. 11 th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 22 January 1917, aged 23. Born & lived: Ardwick. Enlisted: Stockport. Son of Robert & Lavinia, 260 Hyde Road, Ardwick, Manchester. Buried at Tancrez Farm Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Comines-Warneton, Belgium.

ROBERT STANLEY MILBURN D.C.M.

Private, 6181. 1/5 th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Date of death (cause unknown) 22 October 1916, aged 27. Son of Robert John Milburn. Husband of Edith, 182 Gorton Road, Reddish. Buried in Hebuterne Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (second only to the Victoria Cross) in 1916. The citation, published in the London Gazette on 24 November 1916 reads “For conspicuous gallantry during a raid on enemy trenches, when he was the first man to enter them, and succeeded in capturing a prisoner. After handing him over, Private Milburn went down the trench and bombed a dug-out. He was the last to leave the trench.”

Possibly the R S Millburn commemorated on the Wilmslow War Memorial.

GEORGE AUGUSTUS MILES M.M.

Corporal, 240401. 1/6 th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters. Died of wounds 15 August 1918, aged 23. Born: Marple. Lived: Disley. Enlisted: Hayfield. Son of George & Louisa of Midland Cottages, Disley. Buried in Pernes British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Father & son both worked for the Midland Railway and their home address suggests this was company accommodation. Awarded the Military Medal but understood never to have told his parents. Died of gunshot wounds to the thigh and left shoulder.

Awarded the Military Medal – date unknown.

Commemorated on the Disley War Memorial.

EDWIN MILLER

Private, 11617. 2 nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 10 March 1915. Born & lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Blackburn. Commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

GEORGE MILLER

Private, 13509. 3 rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards. Died of wounds 16 September 1916, aged 19. Born: Bradshaw, Lancashire. Lived: Bramhall. Enlisted: Rawtenstall. Son of George & Mary Jane. Buried in La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France.

JAMES WALTER MILLER

Lance Corporal, 12147. 18 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 23 April 1917. Born: Old Trafford. Lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester.

Son of Walter, 1 Threaphurst Lane, High Lane. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

SAM MILLS

Air Mechanic 1 st Class, 61573. General Headquarters, Royal Air Force. Date of death (cause unknown) 18 November 1918, aged 34. Son of Robert & Mary. Husband of Mabel, 15 Heathbank Road, Cheadle Heath. Buried in Fillievres British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

WILLIAM MILLS

Driver, 745198. “D” Battery, 58 th Brigade,Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 10 October 1918, aged 22. Born: Oldham. Enlisted: Stockport. Son of Mrs H Mary Mills, 22 Worthington Street, Oldham. Buried in Canada Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Cambrai, Nord, France.

GEORGE WILLIAM MILLWARD

Private, 18945. 6 th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. Died of wounds 29 August 1916, aged 19. Born & enlisted: Manchester. Son of Mrs Mary Louisa Turner, 163 Love Lane, Heaton Norris. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.

KENNETH MILLWARD

Private, 276612. 1/7 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 18 April 1918, aged 23. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of Herbert & Sarah, 41 Higher Osmond Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock. Buried in Couin New British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

JOHN MOLINEUX

Private, 12282. 7 th Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action 7 July 1916, aged 22. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Bradford. Son of William Thomas Molineux & Hannah Mary Molineux, 28 Hastings Avenue, Bradford, Yorkshire. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GEORGE MONKS

Private, 2155. 1/10 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 4 June 1915, aged 21. Born: Stockport. Lived: Heaton Norris. Enlisted: Oldham. Son of George & Elizabeth Ann. Commemorated on the Helles Memorial.

THOMAS MONROE

Private, 4725. 1/5 th Battalion, North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 30 November 1917. Born & lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Ashton under Lyne. Commemorated on the Cambrai Memorial, Louveral, Nord, France.

FRED MOON

Acting Corporal, 12992. 10 th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 26 July 1916. Born: Ashbourne. Lived: Mossley. Enlisted: Stockport. Buried in Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart, Somme, France.

PATRICK MOONEY

Second Corporal, 75986. A.V. Cable Section, Royal Engineers. Died 14 July 1917. Born: Moy Valley, County Kildare. Enlisted: Stockport. Buried in Morogoro Cemetery, Tanzania.

JOHN CORRY MOORE

Private, 45623. 13 th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 7 June 1917. Born: Liverpool. Lived: Reddish. Commemorated on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium.

THOMAS MOORE

Private, 45948. 8 th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Died 22 July 1917. Born & lived: Styal. Enlisted: Stockport. Buried in North Gate Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq.

Commemorated on the Styal War Memorial.

WILLIAM JOHN MOORE

Acting Corporal, 745495. Royal Field Artillery, attached to Army Pay Corps. Died 13 May 1917. Lived & enlisted: Stockport. Buried in All Souls Cemetery, Kensal Green, London.

JAMES HILTON MOORES

Gunner, 240851. “D” Battery, 177 th Brigade,Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 21 March 1918, aged 29. Lived: Compstall. Enlisted: Bakewell. Son of George & Margaret, “Hillcrest”, Compstall. Buried in Ste. Emilie Military Cemetery, Villers-Faucon, Somme, France.

JOHN MOORES

Driver, 91896. “D” Battery, 251 st Brigade,Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 31 October 1918. Lived: Oldham. Enlisted: Stockport. Buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.

JAMES ROWLAND MORGAN

Private, 766563. 1/28 th Battalion, London Regiment. Killed in action 24 March 1918. Born: Manchester. Lived: Wilmslow. Enlisted: Stockport. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Commemorated on the Wilmslow War Memorial.

FRANK MORLEY

Private, 29915. 9 th Battalion, North Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 15 April 1918, aged 35. Born, lived & enlisted: Manchester.Son of Mrs E Morley, 19 Criterion Street, Reddish. Husband of Henrietta, 46 Derby Street, Ardwick, Manchester. Commemorated on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Comines-Warneton, Belgium.

HORACE WILFRED MORLEY

Private, 44995. 1/5 th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers (formerly 503, Army Cyclist Corps). Died 26 October 1917. Born: Kimberley, Nottinghamshire. Enlisted: Stockport. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

Several Memorials in the Macclesfield area commemorate a man called Horace or H W Morley who may be this man, although a connection with the town is not known.

JAMES HENRY MORLEY

Private, 306221. 8 th Battalion, King’s ( Liverpool) Regiment. Died, 13 November 1918, aged 32. Born & lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Blackpool.

Son of Harry & Hettie. Husband of Sarah Ann, 7 Dalton Street, Longsight, Manchester. Buried in St Martin’s Cemetery, Vevey, Switzerland.

James Morley is one approximately 150 casualties of the War now buried at Vevey. Most are men who had been badly wounded in combat and taken prisoner. Some 2000 men were transferred to temporary internment in Switzerland, prior to repatriation.

THOMAS MORRELL

Sapper, 97779. 78 th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Killed in action 6 September 1917, aged 32. Born: Wilmslow. Lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Son of William & Sarah, Davenport Green , Wilmslow. Buried in Bleut Farm Cemetery, Elverdinge, Belgium.

Commemorated on the Wilmslow War Memorial.

FRED MORRIS

Private, 83575. ADMS Base, Mesopotamia, Royal Army Medical Corps. Date of death (cause unknown) 21 February 1920, aged 37. Son of Mrs Mary Morris, 6 Brooklands Road, Reddish. Buried in Willow Grove Cemetery, Stockport.

GEORGE MORRIS

Private, 31109. 2 nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment (formerly 3442, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry). Killed in action 22 March 1918, aged 18. Born & lived: Buttington, Montgomeryshire. Enlisted: Shrewsbury.

Son of Mrs Jane Morris, 11 Sykes Street, Reddish. Commemorated on the Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France.

Commemorated on the Buttington War Memorial.

J F MORRIS

Lieutenant. HMS “Julius”, Royal Navy. Date of death (cause unknown) 2 February 1921, aged 29. Son of Mr J Morris, 5 Kimberley Avenue, Romiley. Buried in Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

GEORGE MORTEN

Private, 103555. 246 th Company, Machine Gun Corps (formerly T/260403, Army Service Corps). Died, as a prisoner of war, 28 October 1918. Born: Upper End, Derbyshire. Lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Buxton. Buried in Niederzwehren Cemetery, Germany.

JOHN MORTEN

Private, 19953. 6 th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 18 April 1916. Born & Lived: Heaton Norris. Enlisted: Manchester. Commemorated on the Basra Memorial, Iraq.

HAROLD REGINALD MORTON

Private, 11894. 19 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 29 November 1916, aged 21. Born & enlisted: Manchester. Lived: Stockport. Son of James & Eliza, 31 Union Road, New Mills. Buried in Douchy-les-Ayette British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Commemorated on the New Mills War Memorial.

LEONARD MORTON

Gunner, 111863. “B” Battery, 51 st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 22 October 1918. Born: Whaley Bridge. Enlisted: Stockport. Son Mrs E A Morton, “Thorncliff”, Buxton Road, Whaley Bridge. Buried in Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Belgium.

Commmemorated on the Whaley Bridge War Memorial where his name is spelt Morten.

WILLIAM MOSCROP

Private, 61855. 6 th Garrison Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers (formerly 40803, Welsh Regiment). Died 5 November 1918, aged 35. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Manchester. Husband of Martha Ann, 9 Castleton Street, Gorton, Manchester. Buried in Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Cemetery Military Cemetery, Greece.

LEONARD GEORGE MOSS

Gunner, 735622. 265 th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died 4 June 1917, aged 23. Born: Denton. Enlisted: Stockport. Buried in Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

Commemorated on the Denton War Memorial.

ERNEST MOTTRAM

Lance Corporal, 51471. 5 th Battalion, King’s ( Liverpool) Regiment. Died 19 December 1918, aged 20. Born & lived: Disley. Enlisted: Stockport. Son of James Henry Mottram and Margaret Alice Mottram, 2 Hollinswood Road, Disley. Buried in St Mary’s Churchyard, Disley.

Commemorated on the Disley War Memorial.

FREDERICK MOTTRAM

Private, 7114. 5 th Battalion, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. Died of wounds 9 July 1915. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Hereford. Buried in Greenwich Cemetery, London.

JAMES MOTTRAM

Private, 39291. 9 th Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action 22 July 1916. Born: Dukinfield. Enlisted: Stockport. Buried in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, Somme, France

NORMAN MOTTRAM

Private, 202954. 2/4 th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 28 August 1918, aged 20. Born & lived: Handforth. Enlisted: Stockport. Son of William, Manchester Road, Handforth. Buried in St Martin Calvaire British Cemetery, St Martin-sur-Cojeul, Pas de Calais, France.

Commemorated on the War Memorial at St Chad’s Church, Handforth.

GEORGE ARTHUR MOULT

Acting Sergeant, 30510. 2 nd Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action 2 October 1917, aged 25. Born: Compstall. Lived: Scorrier, Cornwall. Enlisted: Camborne, Cornwall. Son of Thomas & Lucy, 20 Avenue Road, West Bowling, Bradford. Buried in Pont – d-Achelles Military Cemetery, Nieppe, Nord, France.

JOHN MOWBRAY

Sergeant, 13076. 16 th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 25 November 1917. Born: Brightside, Yorkshire. Lived: Sheffield. Enlisted: Stockport. Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

ERNEST MOXHAM

Sergeant, G/9102. 20 th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. Date of death (cause unknown) 30 August 1918, aged 23. Son of John & Esther of Blackburn. Husband of Alice, 38 Newton Street, Edgeley. Buried in Ligny-St Flochel British Cemetery, Averdoingt, Pas de Calais, France.

HENRY MULVANNEY

Private, 64516. 16 th Battalion, Manchester Regiment (formerly 77853, Royal Welsh Fusiliers). Killed in action 22 September 1918, aged 19. Born: Manchester. Lived & enlisted: Stockport. Husband of Annie, 6 Railway Place, Edgeley. Buried in Perth ( China Wall) Cemetery, Ieper, Belgium.

THOMAS MURPHY

Private, 25182. 11 th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 27 March 1918. Born & lived: Stockport. Enlisted: Nelson. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

JOSEPH MURRAY

Acting Sergeant, 2755. 2 nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Killed in action 13 July 1916, aged 49. Born: Stockport. Enlisted: Ashton under Lyne. Son of Francis & Mary. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

GEORGE MUTCH

Private, 43322. 7 th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment (formerly 27755, Manchester Regiment). Killed in action 3 May 1917, aged 23. Born: Marplert. Enlisted: Ashton under Lyne. Son of Mr & Mrs James Mutch, 83 Lord Street, Dukinfield. Buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France.

SAMUEL YATES MYATT

Sergeant, 725936. 307 th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Died of wounds 15 September 1917. Born & enlisted: Stockport. Buried in Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Belgium.

Commemorated on the Denton War Memorial.

JAMES MYCOCK

Private, 49538. 11 th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Killed in action 16 October 1916, aged 26. Enlisted: Stockport. Son of John & Hannah, Long Row, Furness Vale. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Commemorated on the Disley & Furness Vale War Memorials.

JOHN MYCOCK

Private, 24588. 12 th Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Killed in action 28 March 1918, aged 22. Born: Darley Dale, Derbyshire. Enlisted: Bakewell. Brother of Thomas, 4 Brooke Street, Cheadle. Commemorated on the Arras Memorial.

 
   
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