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Samuel ROSTRON

Serjeant 48677 Samuel ROSTRON of 92nd Field Coy., Royal Engineers

Killed in Action Friday 23rd February 1917, France , age 33

Of:5 Spring Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1884, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Ann Rostron and Samuel Rostron of 20 Church Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Margaret Ann Rostron (née Dawson) of 14 Cheapside, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Scaffolder
He enlisted in:Stockport, Cheshire
Remembered on:Grave/Panel IV. Q. 2. of the memorial in Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers la Boisselle, Somme, France
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:“Formerly Secretary of the Hyde branch of the Builders' Labourers' Union.”
  Manchester Evening News, Friday 9th March 1917, Page 4, Column 4

(Some records incorrectly show the address as Newton, Lancashire.   See our notes on County Confusion. )