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James Arthur MELLOR

Private 12505 James Arthur MELLOR
2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment

Died of Wounds,   Saturday 29th May 1915,   No.13 General Hospital, Boulogne, France,   age 44

Home address:256 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1871, Middle Hills, Staffordshire
Parents:Sarah Ann Mellor and Philip Mellor
Middle Hills, Heathylee, Leek, Staffordshire
Marital status:Married to Mary Ann Mellor (née Lomas)
6 Ashton Road, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Hyde Corporation Labourer
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France,
grave VIII, row A, grave 50.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Father of Private 39484 Samuel Mellor.

From the North Cheshire Herald, 5th June 1915, page 8, column 6:

Hyde Man Killed in Action
News was received on Friday last by his wife of the death of Private James Mellor, of the 2nd Cheshires, of Shaw Hall, Newton. Pte. Mellor, who was 42 years of age, was in the National Reserve prior to the war, and enlisted some months ago. He was employed by the Hyde Corporation in the Sanitary Department. His death is mourned by his wife and large family.