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James William BARDSLEY

Private 31757 James William BARDSLEY of 8th Bn., Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment), (Formerly 1873, Cheshire Yeo.)

Killed in action Sunday 5th August 1917, France & Flanders, age 27

Home address:13 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1891, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Julia Bardsley and William Henry Bardsley of 13 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Operative
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, leper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,   Panel 37
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

He first elisted in the Cheshire regiment as Private 17476, General Service, on the 15th October 1914, but was discharged on 31st October 1914 as unfit for further service.

On British Army Pension Record age is given as 19 years and 14 day old, when his actual age was 23.

In the 1911 Census his name is given as William Bardsley.