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Private 316840 Harold KNOWLES of 4th Bn., Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Died of Wounds Sunday 24th March 1918, No..3 Casualty Clearing Station, Aveluy, France , age 22

Of:37a Manchester Road, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1896, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Martha Knowles and John Henry Knowles of 37a Manchester Road, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Bobbin Carrier, Edward Hibbert and Co
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France,   X. E. 20.
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde


Brother to Private 49067 John Knowles.

He was a bugler in the Hyde Wesleyan Lad's Brigade.

Died of Gunshot Wound to Right Leg and Hip.