Christopher Thomas Bottrill (c.1891-1916)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BOTTRILL, CHRISTOPHER THOMAS. Sergeant. No 6837. 16th Battalion (1st Manchester Pals) Manchester Regiment. Born Shelley. Lived Chorlton-cum-Hardy. Killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1.7.1916, aged 25 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL  MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Shelley; commemorated on his parents' headstone in churchyard.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Serjeant CHRISTOPHER THOMAS BOTTRILL
  • regiment: Manchester Regiment
  • died: Saturday, July 1, 1916
  • age: 25 years
  • record ID: 766821

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