Wardle, Eldred

Eldred Wardle, Private 31675, 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment
Died of wounds 12th November 1916 in Pas de Calais, France

 

Wardle-Eldred P04EARLY LIFE

Only son of Eldred and Hannah Wardle, of Quarry Cottage, Hollins Rd, Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

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

 

 

 

 

 

COMMEMORATION

Private Eldred Wardle is buried in Grave Ref. VIII. D. 173. of the Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. His father asked for a cross and the words “He nobly did his duty” to be added to his gravestone.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Eldred Wardle.

In Macclesfield, Eldred Wardle is commemorated on the Park GreenTown Hall, St Michael’s Church and St George’s Church war memorials.

 

 


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