John HEATH
Rank: Private
Number: 14277
Unit: 11th Battalion CHESHIRE REGIMENT
Date of Death: 13 July 1916
Age: 22
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

He had been born in the Brinksway area of Stockport, the son of Mr E Heath, 34 Bennett Street. Before he enlisted in the army, he also worked locally at the Ring Spinning Company's mill on Brinksway. His service number indicates he volunteered for the army in September 1914.

John had been wounded in action and was in hospital when he died. It is not possible to be certain he received these wounds, but the Battalion was in action on 3 July. Click here for details.

   
           
   
     
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