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James CHEETHAM

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
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Labourer
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Hyde Borough Cemetery, Cheshire,   N.2.2822
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:

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.