Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Private S/6733 Ernest WILKINS of 2nd Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

Killed in Action Friday 21st January 1916, Persian Gulf, age 17

Home address:2 Booth Street, Gerrards, Off Stockport Road, Gee Cross, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1899, Newcaslte-on-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Parents:Martha V. Wilkins and John William Wilkins of Bracken House, Longbenton, Killingworth, Tynemouth, Tyneside
Marital status:Single
Occupation:School and Domestic Duties
He enlisted in:Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
Remembered:Basra Memorial, Iraq,   Panel 25 and 63
Link to Hyde:Lived in Hyde