Service Number:65042.
Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers
Killed In Action Monday 4th November 1918
Age 36
FromShropshire And Lymm.
County MemorialUnknown

Joseph Corless's Story.

Joseph was born in 1882 in Wellington, Shropshire, second son of John & Fanny Gough.  He moved to Lymm in 1914 with his wife Annie and they resided at the Jolley Thresher Hotel, Broomedge.  He was educated at Wellington College and was a conservative.

He joined the Army in August 1917 and after training at Orskirk and Barry Dock was drafted to the front at the end of September 1918.  He lost a brother who was torpedoed whilst on active service.

He was killed in action on 4th November 1918 aged 36.

Researched and compiled by Lynn Smith