WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter C. 

Joseph Cuthbert

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:02nd Bn (Depot)
Name of Rgt or Ship:Lancashire Fusiliers
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stretford Cemetery
Town Memorial:Stretford
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1894 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. - ref:
8c/728, the eldest son of Joseph Thomas & Sarah Cuthbert (nee Clarke).

1901 Census - Woodsend Road, Flixton.   Son - aged: 6 - born: Flixton.  
Head of household - Joseph T. Cuthbert - Married - aged: 29 - occ: House
Painter - born: Portsmouth, Hampshire.  Also - Sarah Cuthbert - Wife -
aged: 26 - born: Flixton.   Plus 2 younger sisters.

1911 Census - Reformatory, Heswall cum Oldfield, Wirral.   Inmate - aged:
16 - Scholar - born: Flixton.   His parents were then residing at 8 Cooper
Street, Stretford.   His father - Joseph Thomas a 37 year old House Painter
and his 36 year old mother and 6 siblings. 

For some years he was employed as a Steward aboard a mail boat.

Enlisted 3 years ago (1913 ???)

Shot through his lungs on the 1st July.  He died at King George's Hospital,
Lambeth, London.   His death was reported in the 22/08/1916 edition of the
Altrincham Guardian.

Buried 18/08/1916 - Burial No. 7,728.    A firing party attended from
Seymore Grove (Royal Engineers' HQ).

Listed in the Guardian Year Book - Roll of Honour for 1917 and commemorated
in the Stretford Memorial Book.

Memorials found on:
St. Matthew's (Stretford)
Stretford Borough Memorial Book
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