Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
James Arthur MELLOR
Private 12505 James Arthur MELLOR of 2nd Bn., Cheshire Regiment
Died of Wounds Saturday 29th May 1915, No.13 General Hospital, Boulogne, France, age 44
|Of:||256 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1871, Middle Hills, Staffordshire|
|Parents:||Sarah Ann Mellor and Philip Mellor of Turn Edge, Quarnford, Buxton, Staffordshire|
|Marital status:||Married to Mary Ann Mellor (née Lomas) of 256 Victoria Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Occupation:||Hyde Corporation Labourer|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered on:||Grave/Panel VIII. A. 50. of the memorial in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France|
|Link with Hyde:||Lived in Hyde|
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.
North Cheshire Herald, June 5th 1915, Page 8, Column 6
Some records incorrectly show the address as Newton, Lancashire. See our notes on County Confusion.