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Private 19476 James CHEETHAM
2nd/5th Battalion, Grenadier Guards

Died of Wounds,   Saturday 30th September 1916,   Whalley, Lancashire,   age 25

Home address:77 Travis Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1891, Kingston, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Elizabeth Cheetham and Ernest Cheetham
77 Travis Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Hyde Cemetery, Hyde, Cheshire,
block N2, grave 2822.
Link to 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 Whalley 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.