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William FINCH

Private 17085 William FINCH of 20th Bn., Manchester Regiment

Killed in Action Sunday 3rd September 1916, France & Flanders, age 24

Of:20 Spring Gardens, Flowery Fields, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1892, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Finch and William Finch of 47 Thomas Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Martha Ann Finch (née Meadowcroft) of 1a Dukinfield Road, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Labourer, Throstle Bank Mill
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France,   Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


A well known member of the Hyde League of Young Liberals rendered valuable assistance at elections.

Manchester Evening News, Friday 15th September 1916, Page 2, Column 7.