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Robert HULME

Rifleman R/13545 Robert HULME of 10th Bn., King's Royal Rifles Corps

Killed in Action Sunday 6th August 1916, France , age 45

Of:Registered Lodging House, Moreton Street, Cheetham, Manchester, Lancashire
Born:1871, Newton, Lancashire
Parents:Jane Hulme and Joseph Hulme of 43 Hulme Hall Lane, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Harriett Hulme of Burkitt Street, Godley, Cheshire
Occupation:General Labourer
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel I. B. 7. of the memorial in Hebuterne Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Link with Hyde:Enlisted in Hyde

Notes:“A well known local footballer, he played with Otto Monsted's and the Hyde Club. He was killed on the night of August 6th by a splinter from a rifle grenade whilst digging a trench.” Manchester Evening News, Thursday 17th August 1916, Page 2, Column 7

(Some records incorrectly show the address as Newton, Lancashire.   See our notes on County Confusion.)