WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter P. 

Rupert Cecil Platt

Rank:Lc/CplNumber:444493
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Signal Coy
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Engineers 66th Div.
Died:22/04/1918Age:30
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1888 in the Salford R.D. - ref: 8d/82, the
son of James Gettliffe & Maria Emilene Platt (nee Whiteley).

1891 Census - 407 Liverpool Road, Eccles, Barton upon Irwell.   Son - aged:
3 - born: Salford.    Head of household - James G. Platt - Married - aged:
32 - occ: Solicitor's Clerk - born: Leek, Staffordshire.    Also - Maria E.
Platt - Wife - aged: 30 - born: Manchester.

1901 Census - 174 Worsley Road, Eccles, Winton & Monton.   Son - aged: 13 -
born: Salford.    Head of household - James G. Platt - Married - aged: 42 -
occ: Solicitor's Managing Clerk - born: Leek, Staffordshire.    Also -
Maria E. Platt - Wife - aged: 40 - born: Manchester.

1911 Census - 174 Worsley Road, Eccles, Winton & Monton.   Son - aged: 23 -
0cc: Architect - born: Salford.    Head of household - James Gettliffe
Platt - Married - aged: 52 - occ: Law Clerk - born: Leek, Staffordshire.   
Also - Maria E. Platt - Wife - aged: 50 - born: Manchester.  An elder
brother - James Whiteley Platt suddenly makes an appearance in 1911.    A
single, 28 year old Electrician Fitter - born: Salford.

Married Jane Hardern during the September quarter 1912 in the Prestwich
R.D. - ref: 8d/761.  Jane was a Cotton Weaver, born at Failsworth in 1890
and in 1911 residing with her family at 133 Belgrave Road, New Moston,
Manchester.

Post WW1, his parents are residing at 94 Lydgate, Oldham, Lancashire.

Rupert's widow married Ernest Ramsden during the September quarter 1920 in
the Saddleworth R.D. - ref: 9a/785.   Ernest & Jane had a daughter -
Barbara in 1921.

SDGW lists his No. as 81986.

M.I. - "For freedom and honour".

Memorials found on:
Royal Engineers HQ
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