Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1
Lance Corporal 7218 Arthur WALTON of 3rd Bn., King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Died of Illness Monday 5th June 1916, Macclesfield, Cheshire, age 31
|Of:||31 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Born:||1885, Hyde, Cheshire|
|Parents:||Jane Walton of 31 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire|
|He enlisted in:||Hyde, Cheshire|
|Remembered on:||Gee Cross (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Cheshire, North 19.791|
|Link with Hyde:||Born in Hyde|
Manchester Evening News, June 2nd 1916, Page 4, Column 5. Discharged from the military 11th February 1916 at Pembroke Dock, Wales.
The death has occurred at Macclesfield of Lance-corporal Arthur Walton, formerly of the Shropshire Light Infantry, after a serious illness brought on by shell shock. His home was 31, Union Street, Hyde, and he was thirteen years in the Army, and was called up as a reservist when war broke out. He was discharged as time expired on February 11. He was a greengrocer at Shudehill market, Manchester.
Manchester Evening News, June 2nd 1916, Page 4, Column 5.
Discharged from the military 11th February 1916 at Pembroke Dock, Wales.