Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Serjeant 19007 Charles SHUFFLEBOTTOM of 21st Bn., Manchester Regiment

Died of Wounds Monday 26th March 1917, France , age 20

Home address:113 Stockport Road, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1897, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Mary Jane Shufflebottom and Hart Shufflebottom of 113 Stockport Road, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Cotton Weaver
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered:London Cemetery, Neuville-Vitasse, Pas de Calais, France,   I. C. 1.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Awarded the Military Medal.

When he was buried a note in a bottle was place in his grave. He was later found by another soldier from the Manchesters who came from Gee Cross and knew him well. He is also commemorated on a memorial plaque in Holy Trinity Church, Gee Cross.

Named as Charles Shufflebotham in the 1911 Census.