Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Private 40533 David ETCHELLS of 20th Bn., Manchester Regiment, (Formerly 1868 Cheshire Yeomanry)
Died of Wounds Tuesday 15th May 1917,France, age 23
|Of:||30 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1894, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Emma Etchells and David Etchells of 30 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Occupation:||Cotton Operative, Hyde Spinning Mill|
|He enlisted in:||Chester, Cheshire|
|Remembered on:||Mory Abbey Military Cemetery, Mory, Pas de Calais, France, I. F. 7.|
|Link with 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.