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Lance Corporal 7218 Arthur WALTON
3rd Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Died of Illness,   Monday 5th June 1916,   Macclesfield, Cheshire,   age 31

Home address:31 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1885, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Jane Walton
31 Union Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Single
Enlisted:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered:Holy Trinity Churchyard, Gee Cross, Cheshire,
plot north 19, grave 791.
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

From the Manchester Evening News, 2nd June 1916, page 4, column 5:

Death From Shell Shock
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.

Discharged from the military 11th February 1916 at Pembroke Dock, Wales.