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Private 3020 Harold HAMPSON of 9th Bn., Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)

Killed in Action Friday 17th March 1916, France, age 21

Of:12 Harrison Street, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1895, Gee Cross, Cheshire
Parents:Elizabeth Ann Hampson and Frank Hampson of 12 Harrison Street, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Felt Hat Manufactory
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel I. A. 3. of the memorial in Louez Military Cemetery, Duisans, Pas De Calais, France
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


Shot in the heart and died in a few minutes.
“It is a sad coincidence that the mother of Private Hampson's fiancée, on hearing the news of his death, had a seizure and died within an hour or two.” Manchester Evening News, Saturday 25th March 1916, Page 2, Column 6