Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Private 40533 David ETCHELLS
20th Battalion, Manchester Regiment,
formerly 1868 Cheshire Yeomanry

Died of Wounds,   Tuesday 15th May 1917,   France,   age 23

Home address:30 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1894, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Emma Etchells and David Etchells
30 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Operative, Hyde Spinning Mill
Enlisted:Chester, Cheshire
Remembered:Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, Pas de Calais, France,
plot I, row F, grave 7.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

He enlisted in the 9th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment 15th October 1914 but was discharged as Medically Unfit for Further Service 31st October 1914. Re enlisted later in the war.

He died at a dressing station from a gun shot wound.