PERCY LATHAM 

Rank: Private
Service Number: 15358.
Regiment: 11th (Service) Bn. Cheshire Regiment Killed In Action Monday 3rd July 1916 Age 19County Memorial Crewe
Commemorated\Buried THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Grave\Panel Ref: Pier and Face 3C and 4A.
France

Born Coppenhall, enlisted Chester. Son of Enoch Radcliffe and Lavinia Latham of 80, Westminster Street, Crewe. Attended Edleston Road School. Prior to enlisting on September 3, 1914, was an apprentice fitter and jointmaker’s assistant in the Crewe North Steam Sheds. Embarked from Southampton for France on September 25, 1915. According to the war diary, 20 officers and 657 other rank went into the trenches on the night of July 2 and only 6 officers and 350 were left on July 4.

Service record available.

Uploaded by Mark A. Potts on February 3, 2018.

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2016