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Robert BLANCHARD

Serjeant 15056 Robert BLANCHARD of 45th Coy., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), (Formerly 24222, Royal Welsh Fusiliers)

Died of Wounds Sunday 24th March 1918,No.8 Casualty Clearing Station, Wavrans-sur-L'Aa, France, age 34

Of:25 Back Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1884, Ince-Blundell, Lancashire
Parents:Sarah Blanchard and William Blanchard of 40 The Village, Ince Blundell, Lancaster, Lancashire
Marital status:Married to Catherine Blanchard (née King) of 25 Back Lane, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:General Labourer
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel VI. E. 52. of the memorial in Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Notes:(Back Lane is now part of Lumn Road.   See our notes on Old Place Names.)