Albert Oliver Williams

ALBERT OLIVER WILLIAMS

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A founder member of the Wirral Battalion of the Cheshire Regiment who died of wounds received near Arras whilst serving in the trenches.

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Harold Saxon

HAROLD SAXON

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A Private in the 4th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment who died of abasia, or general paralysis, in Egypt.

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John Samuel Nicholson

JOHN SAMUEL NICHOLSON

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A Private in the Liverpool Scottish who was a casualty of the unsuccessful attempt to rescue the Liverpool Irish who were holding the village of Guillemont during the Battle of the Somme.

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Thomas Frederick Jones and John Reginald Jones

THOMAS FREDERICK JONES AND JOHN REGINALD JONES

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Two brothers from a middle class family who enlisted in different regiments on the same day early on in the war, and died in the same year in very different circumstances.

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