Joseph RAYNER
Rank: Private
Number: 52879
Unit: 13th Battalion CHESHIRE Regiment
Date of Death: 7 June 1917
Age: 23
Cemetery: Menin Gate Memorial, Ieper, Belgium

Joseph was born in Heaton Norris and his parents, Edward and Frances, still lived there at 92 Love Lane. His service number suggests that he enlisted into the army around the latter part of 1916.

Click here for details of the Battle of Messines in which he was killed. Joseph has no known grave.

   
           
   
     
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