Hyde War Memorial Trust

Roll of Honour of the 710 men of Hyde who fell in WW1

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James WILLIAMSON

Private 10371 James WILLIAMSON of 1st Bn., Cheshire Regiment

Killed in Action Thursday 27th July 1916, France & Flanders, age 19

Of:23 Spring Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1897, Hadfield, Derbyshire
Parents:Annie Williamson and James Williamson of 23 Spring Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Margaret Anna Williamson (née Gill)
Occupation:Piecer
He enlisted in:Hyde, Cheshire
Remembered on:Thiepval Memorial Somme, France,   Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A
Link with Hyde:Enlisted in Hyde

Notes:

James Williamson's father James Henry Williamson also enlisted as Private 51542 Royal Engineers on September 8th 1914. He was discharged December 10th 1914 due to not being likely to become an efficient soldier because he suffered with Chronic Asthma.