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Pte 14988 Edward Hulme
« on: February 01, 2020, 06:16:18 PM »
Pte Hulme (B 1882) had been a Horse Driver for the Cleansing Department of Oldham Corporation, when he enlisted in 24th (Oldham Comrades) Bttn on 11/1/1915 and trained with XVI Pln of D Coy.  He disembarked with 24th Bttn for BEF on 9/11/1915. He transferred to 22nd Bttn om 23/1/1916 and was posted home on 22/5/1917.  Harry returned to France on 28/7/1917 and posted to  11th Bttn. He returned home on 6/3/1918 and appears to have been attached to the RAMC in Scotland.
Harry was discharged with SWB & Pension on 18/6/1918, aged 36/38. He had 60% disability from Tubercle of Lung, due to service. He was admitted to the Oldham Sanitorium.
Harry died at his home, from Pulmonary TB on 26/4/1921. Buried greenacres cemetery.11A.27. Reg Oldham Q2 1921 8d/665.
Widow Martha Ann (M St Marys Oldham 1903), 5 Brunswick St, Oldham. Pension awarded. Daughter Elizabeth (B 1903). Star returned.
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Re: Pte 14988 Edward Hulme
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2020, 07:11:02 PM »
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Re: Pte 14988 Edward Hulme
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2020, 03:43:31 PM »
We need to see if there is a headstone on Edward Hulme's grave in Greenacres and review the condition of any inscription.
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Re: Pte 14988 Edward Hulme
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2020, 10:05:03 AM »
last burial in this grave was 1944