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Private 22404 Alfred WALTON of 2nd Bn., Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)

Killed in Action Saturday 30th September 1916, France & Flanders, age 19

Of:29 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1897, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Mary Jane Walton and Herbert Walton of 29 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Leather Dresser, Messrs. Hopkins, Pickford Street, Hyde
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Thiepval Memorial Somme, France,   Pier and Face 7 A and 7 B
Link with Hyde:Born in Hyde


He had only been in the army six months.

Manchester Evening News, Friday 20th October 1916, Page 4, Column 7.

He was killed by a shell burst.