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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

Home address:13 Bagshaw Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1881, Newton Moor, Lancashire
Parents:Fanny Crompton and Robert Crompton of 13 Bagshaw Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Boiler Makers, Riveter
He enlisted in:Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Remembered:Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Riviere, Pas de Calais, France,   I. G. 7.
Link to Hyde:Not Known

From the Manchester Evening News, 18th Friday August 1916, page 2, column 8:

Killed whilst marching to the trenches.