Joseph Whittaker (MM), Lance Corporal 40602, 21st Battn, Manchester Regiment
Killed in action 24th June 1917 in France, aged 20
Son of Mr. W. H. and Bertha Whittaker, of 79, King Edward St., Macclesfield.
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Lance Corporal Joseph Whittaker is buried in Grave Ref. I. A. 22. in Croisilles Railway Cemetery, France. His father asked for the following words to be added to his headstone:
HE NEVER FAILED TO DO HIS BEST
MAY GOD GRANT HIM ETERNAL REST