Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Private 65538 David ORFORD of 23rd Bn., Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action Saturday 7th September 1918, France, age 40

Of:75 Croft Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1878, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Mary Orford and David Orford of 58 Oldham Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Eliza Orford (née Smith) of 75 Croft Street, Hyde, Cheshire
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel II. U. 27. of the memorial in Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde


On the 30th November 2018 Edith Alice Orford, daughter of Elizabeth and David Orford died of Broncho Pneumonia aged 19 months. In three months Elizabeth not just lost her husband, but a daughter too.