Rank: Private
Number: 49042
Unit: 1st Battalion CHESHIRE REGIMENT
Date of Death: 25 September 1916
Age: 19
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

John's father, also called John, lived at 16 Cuthbert Avenue, Heaton Norris. Other than that and the fact that he had been born in Stockport, nothing is known of John's private life.

He enlisted into the army at Stockport and his service number indicates this was around March 1916. Click here for details of the attack in which he was killed.

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