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Joseph LEECH

Lance Corporal 10108 Joseph LEECH of 10th Bn., Cheshire Regiment

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

Of:3 Railway View, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1891, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Charlotte Garratt Leech and George Leech of 2 Ellen Street, Mottram Road, Godley, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Calico Weaver
He enlisted in:Stockport, Cheshire
Remembered on:Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,   XVI. C. 10.
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:

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.