Rank: Lance Corporal
Service Number: 21578.
Regiment: 19th (Service) Bn. The Kings (Liverpool Regiment) Killed In Action Sunday 30th July 1916 Age 19County Memorial Crewe
Commemorated\Buried THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Grave\Panel Ref: Pier and Face 1D, 8B and 8C

Born Northampton, enlisted Liverpool. Son of Harry John and Mary Ann Negus of 25, Stewart Street, Crewe. Educated at Edleston Road and Crewe Secondary Schools, and was a fitter’s apprentice prior to enlisting on September 4, 1914. Went to France (Boulogne) on November 7, 1915. Promoted to Lance Corporal on July 13, 1916. His service number is recorded as 21598 on CWGC.

Service record available.

Uploaded by Mark A. Potts on February 4, 2018.