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Robert HULME

Rifleman R/13545 Robert HULME
10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifles Corps

Killed in Action,   Sunday 6th August 1916,   France,   age 25

Home address:2a Burkitt Street, Godley, Hyde Cheshire
Parents:Jamima Hulme and Joseph Hulme
9 Cheapside, Hyde,, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Harriett Hulme (née Sutcliffe)
2a Burkitt Street, Godley, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Labourer, Planter's Works, Godley
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Hebuterne Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France,
plot I, row B, grave 7.
Link to Hyde:Enlisted in Hyde

From the Manchester Evening News, Thursday 17th August 1916, page 2, column 7:

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.