CORNELIUS DUCKETT 

Rank: Private
Service Number: 15186.
Regiment: "C" Company, 11th (Service) Bn. Cheshire Regiment Killed In Action Tuesday 23rd May 1916 Age 28County Memorial Crewe
Commemorated\Buried ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY, MONT-ST. ELOI
Grave\Panel Ref: II.C.11
France

Born Runcorn, enlisted Chester. Son of Frederick and Emma Duckett of 7, Wrexham Terrace, Crewe and husband of Barbara Duckett (nee Parker) of 10a Wrexham Terrace, Crewe (later of Halifax), whom he married at Nantwich Registry Office on May 18, 1907. Worked in the Crewe North Steam Sheds as a labourer. Father of four children (Cornelius, Richard, Ethel and Florence May). Former Reservist who joined his unit on August 5, 1914. Embarked from Southampton for France on September 25, 1915. Killed by shellfire.

Service record available.

Uploaded by Mark A. Potts on January 8, 2018.