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Private 3768 John Henry CROMPTON of 1st /6th Bn., Sherwood Forest (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)

Killed in Action Thursday 20th July 1916, France , age 35

Of:13 Bagshaw Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1881, Newton Moor, Lancashire
Father:Robert Crompton of 13 Bagshaw Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Boiler Makers, Riveter
He enlisted in:Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel I. G. 7. of the memorial in Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Riviere, Pas de Calais, France
Link with Hyde:Not Known

Notes:“Killed whilst marching to the trenches.” Manchester Evening News, Friday 18th August 1916, Page 2, Column 8

(Some records incorrectly show the address as Newton Moor, Lancashire.   See our notes on County Confusion. )