Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Rifleman 8824 Leo VICKERS
1st Royal Irish Rifles

Killed in Action,   Saturday 1st July 1916,   France,   age 26

Home address:9 James Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1890, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Sarah Jane Vickers and John Vickers
9 James Street, Newton, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Margaret A. Vickers, née Farrell
52 Clarendon Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Cotton Weaver, Ashton Brothers
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Ovillers Military Cemetery, Somme, France,
Mash Valley Memorial.
Hyde Cemetery, Hyde, Cheshire,
named on a family gravestone.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

35 soldiers were originally buried in Mash Valley Cemetery but those graves were lost and a memorial erected in Ovillers Military Cemetery.

His Memorial Grave in Hyde Cemetery