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Walter MOTTRAM

Corporal 36615 Walter MOTTRAM of 24th Bn., Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), (Formerly 2818 Manchester Regiment)

Killed in Action Sunday 13th October 1918, France , age 24

Of:9 Throstle Bank, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1894, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Annie Mottram and James Mottram of 38 Throstle Bank, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Weaver, Throstle Bank Mills
He enlisted in:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered on:St. Aubert British Cemetery, Nord, France,   V. A. 3.
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:

He took a deep interest in muscular development. About four years ago he took part in an exhibition of weight lifting at Ashton, and gained the first prize by lifting 180lbs, with one hand and raising it above his head.

Hyde Reporter, November 2nd 1918, Page 3, Column 2.