Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Samuel Mottram WHARMBY

Lance Corporal 25575 Samuel Mottram WHARMBY of 17th Bn., Manchester Regiment, (Formerly The Royal Regiment of Artillery (R.G.A.))

Killed in Action Tuesday 31st July 1917, Ypres, Belgium, age 23

Home address:10 Alfred Street, Clayton, Manchester, Lancashire
Born:1894, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Ann Wharmby and Andrew Wharmby of 10 Alfred Street, Clayton, Manchester, Lancashire
Marital status:Single
Occupation:Window Cleaner
He enlisted in:Heaton Park, Manchester
Remembered:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,   Panel 53 and 55
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Killed by a shell explosion at the entrance of a dug out in the trenches as he was about to leave to deliever a message.

Brother to Private 43475 Joseph Wharmby.