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William LEECH

Corporal 18488 William LEECH
19th Battalion, Manchester Regiment

Killed in Action,   Sunday 9th July 1916,   Trones Wood near Montauban, Somme, France,   age 17

Home address:20 Rochford Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1899, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Esther Ann Leech and Abraham Leech
9 Rochford Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Butcher's Assistant
Enlisted:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France,
pier 13 or 14.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Killed on 9th July by sniper fire in the area of Trones Wood near Montauban, Somme.