Street, Abraham

Abraham Street, Private 36183, 14th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Died in hospital 6th May 1916 in England, aged 30

 

street-abraham-webEARLY LIFE

Son of William and Emma Street, of Church Cottages, Chelford.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

 

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Abraham Street is buried east of the church in Chelford St John’s churchyard. His father asked for a cross and the words “HE DIED FOR KING AND COUNTRY” to be added to his headstone. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Abraham Street.

Locally, Private Abraham Street is commemorated on the Chelford WWI memorial plaque inside St John’s Church.

NOTES

Brother of John James (Jack) Street, who served as Private 14300, 12th Cheshire Regt attached 66th Trench Mortar Battery (TMB), in Salonika; he was injured or became ill in October 1916 and again in February 1918 and was hospitalised in Malta, but survived the war.

Thanks to Sylvia for the photo and her assistance in compiling this information.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website


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