Eric was born in Crumpsall in 1898.
His parents were Charles born in Crumpsall in 1872 , who was a Canvasser Guide, Protection Society and a Money Lender and Bertha Markham born in Manchester in 1872.
Charles died in 1951 and Bertha in 1953.
Eric had 2 siblings:
In 1911 Eric was living at 7 Balfour Road.
Eric joined the 2nd/7th Battalion of The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) service number 269479.
He Died of Wounds on the 26th August 1917.
He is buried at the Department du Nord, Nord-Pas-de Calais, France.
He was awarded the Victory and British Medals.
He is remembered with Honour at The Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension.
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