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William FINCH

Private 17085 William FINCH
20th Battalion, Manchester Regiment

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

Home address:20 Spring Gardens, Flowery Fields, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1892, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Finch and William Finch
47 Thomas Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Martha Ann Finch (née Meadowcroft)
1a Dukinfield Road, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Labourer, Throstle Bank Mill
Enlisted:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France,
pier 13 or 14.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

From the Manchester Evening News, Friday 15th September 1916, page 2, column 7:

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