Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
John Shaw PURSSGLOVE
Lance Serjeant 12150 John Shaw PURSSGLOVE of 8th Bn., Cheshire Regiment (Formerly Lance Corporal Welch Regiment)
Killed in Action Wednesday 5th April 1916, Mesopotamia, age 24
|Of:||Welch Regiment, Barracks, Pembrokeshire, Wales|
|Born:||1891, Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Ellen Purssglove and George Harry Purssglove of 24 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Marital status:||Married to Madeleine Purssglove (née Terry) of Clarendon Place, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Occupation:||Lance Corporal Welch Regiment|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered on:||Grave/Panel Panel 14 and 62 of the memorial in Basra Memorial, Iraq|
|Link with Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
|Notes:||Name spelt John Pursglove on Commonwealth War Grave Website.|
Soldier's Effects Record: Name spelt as J. Purseglove, Rank Corporal.
Before the war he was connected with several boys' brigades in Hyde, and was scoutmaster of the first troop of Girl Guides.