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Private M2/101934 Harry REDFERN of Army Service Corps

Died of Illness Wednesday 20th December 1916, Hyde, Cheshire, age 36

Of:14 Peel Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1880, Mottram, Cheshire
Parents:Eliza Redfern and Joel Redfern of 8 Meadow Ave, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Sarah Hannah Redfern (née Bradshaw) of 14 Peel Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Motor Driver
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered on:Hyde Borough Cemetery, Cheshire, (Non Conformist),   3261 Section 2
Link with Hyde:Lived in Hyde


Discharged 26th May 1916, Physically unfit for duty caused by Tuberculosis of the lungs. The illness began in April 1916 when he began to cough and spit, with night sweats and lack of appetite, with symptoms gradually getting worse.

British Army WWI Service Record, 1914 - 1920.

He was buried with his parents in the family grave in Hyde Borough Cememtery, but the inscription of his burial was never placed on the headstone.