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Horace BRUCKSHAW

Private PLY/229 (S) Horace BRUCKSHAW of 2nd R.M. Bn., R.N. Div., Royal Marine Light Infantry

Killed in action Saturday 28th April 1917, France & Flanders, age 26

Of:King Edward Road, Gee Cross, Hyde
Born:1891, Whitchurch, Shropshire
Parents:Susan Bruckshaw and Henry Bruckshaw of 83 Talbot Street, Whitchurch Urban, Whitchurch, Salop
Marital status:Married to Phoebe Bruckshaw (née Holliday) of 28 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Under Carder Cotton Mill
He enlisted in:
Remembered on:Grave/Panel Bay 1 of the memorial in Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Notes:Awarded DCM , 45893 Corporal H. Bruckshaw 73rd Battery, R. F. A. (LG 3 June 1915). For gallant conduct, coolness, and resource, throughout the operations at Neuve Chapelle from 10th to 14th March, 1915. Showed a fine example to his comrades under heavy fire.

The Diaries of Private Horace Bruckshaw, 1915-1916 were published in 1979.