Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private 19476 James CHEETHAM of 2nd / 5th Bn., Grenadier Guards
Died of Wounds Saturday 30th September 1916, Whalley, Lancashire, age 25
|Of:||77 Travis Street, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1891, Kingston, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Elizabeth Cheetham and Ernest Cheetham of 77 Travis Street, Hyde, Cheshire|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered on:||Hyde Borough Cemetery, Cheshire, N.2.2822|
|Link with Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
Wounded by a gas shell on September 25th shattering his left forearm. He received treatment in France before being transferred to Whally Military Hospital. By the time he arrived Septic Poisoning had set in and the arm had to be amputated. Sadly he passed away after the operation.
Soldiers Effects Record state died October 2nd 1916.