Ellesmere Port soldier remembered 100 years after death in Great War

Ellesmere Port soldier remembered 100 years after death in Great War
 

A young man from Ellesmere Port killed by a shell in the Great War should be remembered 100 years after his loss, a relative believes.
Tim Burrows contacted the Pioneer from York about his great uncle, William Burrows, who had lived in Cambridge Road and died in Belgium on August 25, 1917.
The Ellesmere Port War Memorial Project records that like hundreds of others, the family migrated from the Wolverhampton and West Bromwich area to follow the move to Ellesmere Port made by the Wolverhampton Iron and Steel Works.
William originally began his working life as a butcher’s assistant but soon... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 46
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