WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter T. 

William Maurice (Maurice) Tripp

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:20th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Fusiliers (City of London Rgt)
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Thiepval Memorial
Town Memorial:Altrincham
Extra Information:
Listed as W. Maurice Tripp on Cenotaph and on St. George's Mem and as
Maurice Tripp on the Roll of Honour.

An architect, he twice received distinction from the Altrincham Society of
Architects.   He designed the glass awning of the Altrincham Picture
Theatre.       He was a chorister at St. George's Church.   He was an
amateur actor.

Enlisted in August 1914 and was killed in action in High Wood, France.

Public Schools Bn.

The 03/03/1916 edition of the local newspaper reports that his eldest
brother Lionel H. Tripp - the eldest son of - late of "Fieldgarth" , The
Mount, Altrincham (now in Hale) is now in St. (Queen ?) Mary's Military
Hospital, Whalley with severe gunshot wounds received in February.   It
further reports that they were both in training at Mansfield and Salisbury
and had been on active service since Novemebr 1915.    Lionel was employed
by the Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank, Altrincham Branch.

By the 04/08/1916 his brother had left St. or Queen Mary's Hospital and was
convalescing at Baxenden.

Listed in the Guardian Year Book - Roll of Honour for 1917, which states
that he lived at Ashley Road, Hale.

Memorials found on:
St. George's (Altrincham)
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
Bradbury Central School
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