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John William PURCHES

Serjeant 7270 John William PURCHES of 1st Bn., Cheshire Regiment (Formerly 8657, 6th Bn., Manchester Regiment)

Died of Wounds Thursday 22nd October 1914, No.13 General Hospital, Boulogne, France, age 29

Home address:42 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1885, Newton, Cheshire
Parents:Anna Purches of 42 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to May Purches (née Mosley) of 14 Adelaide Street, Blackpool, Lancashire
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France,   III. A. 1
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

Casualty Form:
Died at 10:30pm at No.13 General Hospital, Boulogne, from wounds received in action.