Lest We Forget
|Photograph Copyright © Geoff Arrowsmith 2007|
WATERSHEDDINGS FAMILY BURIAL SOCIETY
EUROPEAN WAR 1914-15-16-17-18
ROLL OF HONOUR
TITHER 9TH HUSRS
Details of those who died
Lance Corporal 33929, 23rd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action 23rd February 1917. Aged 32. Born and enlisted Oldham. Son of Joseph and Hannah Lees, of 8, Whitecroft St., Watersheddings, Oldham, Lancs. No known grave. Commmeorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.
Private 124711, Royal Army Medical Corps. Died in the United Kingdom 29th October 1918. Aged 25. Born and enlisted Oldham. Son of Charles and Emma Bailey, of 15, Saxon St., Oldham. Buried in GREENACRES CEMETERY, OLDHAM, Manchester. Grave reference: H1. CE. 45.
Private 35646, 20th Battalion (Tyneside Scottish) Northumberland Fusiliers. Killed in action 27th April 1917. Aged 29. Born and enlisted Oldham. Son of the late John Thomas and Eliza Jane Broadbent. No known grave. Commmeorated on ARRAS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Bay 2 and 3.
Cheif Engine Room Artficer 269824, H.M.S. Formidable, Royal Navy. Lost with his ship when it was sunk by torpedo from German submarine U24 off Portland Bill, in the English Channel, 1st January 1915. No known grave. Commmeorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, kent. Panel 10.
[Listed as HAYWOOD on SDGW] Guardsman 26776, 4th Battalion,Grenaider Guards. Grenadier Guards. Killed in action 30th August 1917. Born Clarksfield, Oldham, enlisted Oldham. Son of John W. Heywood, of 58, Sharples Hall St., Oldham. Buried in ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot VII. Row D. Grave 12.
Gunner L/24128, Royal Field Artillery. Killed in action 4th April 1918. Enlisted Ashton-Under-Lyne, resident Oldham. *** Cannot locate on CWGC ***
Private PS/7631, 19th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 2nd January 1916. Aged 25. Born Oldham, enlisted Manchester, resident Hollingwood. Son of Thomas H. and Emily A. Williamson, of Oldham; husband of Mary Beels (formerly Williamson), of 5, Baker St., Chadderton, Oldham. Buried in WOBURN ABBEY CEMETERY, CUINCHY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot I. Row H. Grave 15.
Some details of those who survived
Private 473193, Canadians. Born 16th December 1885 in Oldham. Son of Sarah Siddall, 109 Balfour, Oldham, Lancs. Wood turner by trade. Unmarried. Passed fit for service 11th August 1915, enlisted 16th August 1915 at Prince Albert, Canada, aged 30. Height 5 feet 5½ inches, complexion light, eyes blue, hair fair; religion Presbyterian. National Archives of Canada Accession Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8893 - 58
Last updated 24 February, 2008