Christopher Thomas Bottrill (c.1891-1916)
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
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #766821)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #425906)