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

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

Home address:29 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1897, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Mary Jane Walton and Herbert Walton
29 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Leather Dresser, Messrs. Hopkins, Pickford Street, Hyde
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France,
pier 7.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

From the Manchester Evening News, Friday 20th October 1916, page 4, column 7:

He had only been in the army six months.

He was killed by a shell burst.