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Private 29641 Harry DUCKWORTH of 1st / 6th Bn. Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action Tuesday 25th April 1916, France , age 24

Home address:28 Syddall Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1892, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Charlotte Duckworth and Robert Duckworth of 30 Syddall Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Ivy Duckworth (née Bristow) of 28 Syddall Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Cotton Spinner, Barnfield Mill
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Rue-Des-Berceaux Military Cemetery, Richebourge-L'avour, Pas de Calais, France,   I. B. 24.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

From the Manchester Evening News, Friday 5th May 1916, page 4, column 6:

Private Harry Duckworth, Syddall Street, Hyde, aged 24, who went to France nine weeks ago, was killed on April 25th in his sleep, by a shell. Before enlisting he was employed in the spinning room at Barnfield Mill. He was married only three months ago.