William George BARTLETT
Rank: Private
Number: 7064
Unit: 1st Battalion CHESHIRE REGIMENT
Date of Death: 13 October 1914
Age: 32
Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France

William had been born in Kennington, London and, sometime later, his mother, Sarah, moved to 42 Brook Street, Hazel Grove marrying a Mr Hatton.

The 1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment, was a regular army battalion and for William to have been fighting so soon after the outbreak of war, he must have been a regular or ex-regular who had been recalled to the colours as a reservist.

Details of the fighting on 13 October are here. Further information about William is in the book “Hazel Grove to Armageddon” by John Eaton.

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