Samuel Houghton, Private 290580, “E” Coy, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Died 26th March 1917 in Palestine, aged 32
Son of the late William and Mary Houghton; husband of Esther Howard (formerly Houghton), of 26, Allen St., Macclesfield.
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Samuel’s death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 13 April 1917.
Private Samuel Houghton has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 19 of the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private Samuel Houghton.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Macclesfield Times: 13 April 1917; 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)