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Private 40533 David ETCHELLS of 20th Bn., 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 of 30 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Operative, Hyde Spinning Mill
He enlisted in:Chester, Cheshire
Remembered:Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, Pas de Calais, France,   I. F. 7.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

He enlisted in the 9th Bn., 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.