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Wilfred Taylor BOLTON

Private 32038 Wilfred Taylor BOLTON of 1st Bn. Manchester Regiment

Killed in action Tuesday 9th January 1917, Mesopotamia, age 21

Home address:5 Helen Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1896, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Olive Taylor and George Taylor of 5 Helen Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Labourer, Messrs. Driver Goodier's, Newton
He enlisted in:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered:Amara War Cemetery, Iraq,   XVIII. K. 9.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Tried to enlist 13 times and was rejected 13 times. Eventually he enlisted into the Manchesters in 1915.