Birtles, Sam

Sam Birtles, Private 6407, 1/8th Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment)
Killed in action 22nd October 1916 in Belgium, aged 27

 

Birtles-S P04EARLY LIFE

Son of Joseph and Harriet Ann Birtles, of Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

Sam’s death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 17 Nov 1916.

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Sam Birtles is buried in Grave Ref. IV. H. 10. in the Vlamertinghe Military Cemetery, Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Sam Birtles.

In Macclesfield, Private Sam Birtles is commemorated on the Park Green, Town HallSt Michael’s Church and Hurdsfield Holy Trinity Church war memorials.

 

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