Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private 24057 Wright ASHTON of 10th Bn. Durham Light Infantry
Killed in Action Tuesday 11th January 1916, France , age 20
|Of:||55 Muslin Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1896, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Lavinia Poole Ashton and Alexander Ashton of 8 Harbour, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|He enlisted in:||Chester, Cheshire|
|Remembered on:||Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, leper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.|
Also a memorial grave in Newton (St Mary) Churchyard Cheshire, Panel 36 and 38
|Link with Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
From the Manchester Evening News, Friday 21st January 1916, Page 7, Column 2.
Muslin Street is now Talbot Road. See our notes on Old Place Names.