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19-Tweedale, Eric

21st April 1897 – 1st July 1916

Eric was born in Eccles on 21st April 1897.

His parents were William Henry born 1856 in Failsworth, who was a Waste Dealer and Emma Campbell born 1861 in Manchester.

Emma died in 1937 and is buried in Southern Cemetery. William died in 1942, he was living in Blackpool .

Eric had 2 siblings:

  • Harry Alaska 1883 -1964
  • Vera 1903 -1988

In 1901 Eric was living at Clifton Road Eccles,he had moved to 4 Lostock Road by 1911.

William was in the 13th Bn attd 16th Bn   of  The West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own)

He was Killed in Action on the 1st July 1916 in France or Belgium.

He is buried at De La Somme Picardie.

He was awarded the Victory, British and 15 Star.

He is remembered with Honour on The Thiepval   Memorial.

War Memorial-WW1
Webpage icon 00-Incumbents during WW1
Webpage icon 01-Aldred, George
Webpage icon 02-Aldred, Thomas
Webpage icon 03-Bowers, Sydney Lloyd
Webpage icon 04-Fox, Charles Hassell
Webpage icon 05-Hand, Ronald
Webpage icon 06-Lowe, Charles
Webpage icon 07-McCann, Eric
Webpage icon 08-McCann, William
Webpage icon 09-McCracken, John Clement
Webpage icon 10-Midgley, Ernest
Webpage icon 11-Mosedale, Frank
Webpage icon 12-Oakes, Charles Percy
Webpage icon 13-Parr, Nathan Faulkner
Webpage icon 14-Royle, William
Webpage icon 15-Self,Alfred
Webpage icon 16-Sharp, Richard,
Webpage icon 17-Shawcross, William Royle
Webpage icon 18-Sheard,Thomas Moss
Webpage icon 20-Vallett, Joseph
Webpage icon 21-Vallett, William
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