Hyde War Memorial Trust

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John William PURCHES

Serjeant 7270 John William PURCHES
1st Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
formerly 8657, 6th Battalion, 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
42 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to May Purches (née Mosley)
14 Adelaide Street, Blackpool, Lancashire
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France,
plot III, row A, grave 1.
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde

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