Cephas HOWARD
Rank: Private
Number: 25219
Unit: 1st Battalion CHESHIRE REGIMENT
Date of Death: 27 July 1916
Age: 36
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

The 1901 Census shows Cephas to have been born in Romiley and was still living there, aged 21. Nothing further is known of his later life, other than be enlisted in the army at Stockport. His number suggests he was not an early recruit and may not have been with the Battalion for very long.

An account of the action in which he was killed is here.

   
           
   
     
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