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Jesse Dawson SCHOOLDEN

Private 26398 Jesse Dawson SCHOOLDEN of 6th Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry (Formerly 4423 Cheshire Regiment)

Killed in Action Friday 22nd March 1918, France , age 25

Of:2 Lumn Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1893, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Ann Schoolden and Thomas Schoolden of 1 Lumn Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Warehouseman
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon, Aisne, France,   II. H. 7.
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde

Notes:

Letter from one of Private Schoolden's Officers, Lieutenant E. Bygott:

He had been with us a long time, and had done some excellent work as a company signaller. He was killed on the 22nd March by, I believe, a machine gun bullet. The fighting at that time was very close and as all the other company officers are casualties, I am afraid I can give you no further particulars. The Huns now hold the ground where your son fell, so I am afraid it is impossible to get any kind of photograph or sketch of his grave.

Lumn Street is now part of Lumn Road.   See our notes on Old Place Names.