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Joseph LEECH

Lance Corporal 10108 Joseph LEECH
10th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Died of Wounds,   Saturday 21st July 1917,   No.2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, Remy Sidings (Flanders), Belgium,   age 26

Home address:3 Railway View, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1891, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Charlotte Garratt Leech and George Leech
2 Ellen Street, Mottram Road, Godley, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Calico Weaver
Enlisted:Stockport, Cheshire
Remembered:Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,
plot XVI, row C, grave 10.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Shown as Joseph Leach in British Arm Service Record 1914 - 1920.

Before leaving home for the fifth and last time and he said goodbye to all his relatives, he expected to die.

He suffered a gunshot wound to shoulder on 26th May 1915.
However he died of wounds in received in action on 21st July 1917.