Chesworth, William E K

William Edward Kinder Chesworth, Private 29486, 6th South Wales Borderers
Died 5th July 1917 in Belgium, aged 19

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of William and Jane E Chesworth, of 37 West Bond St, Macclesfield.

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WW1 SERVICE

 

 

COMMEMORATION

Private William Chesworth is buried in grave ref. XV. C. 13A. in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private William Chesworth, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

In Macclesfield, Private William Chesworth is commemorated on the the Park GreenTown HallSt Michael’s Church, Christ Church and Christ Church School war memorials.

 

NOTES

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website

Macclesfield Times: 20 July 1917, 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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