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Corporal 36615 Walter MOTTRAM
24th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps,
formerly 2818 Manchester Regiment

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

Home address:9 Throstle Bank, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1894, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Annie Mottram and James Mottram
38 Throstle Bank, Flowery Field, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Weaver, Throstle Bank Mills
Enlisted:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered:St. Aubert British Cemetery, Nord, France,
plot V, row A, grave 3.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

From the Hyde Reporter, 2nd November 1918, page 3, column 2:

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.