Rank: Private
Service Number: 26434.
Regiment: "D" Company, 17th (Service) Bn. Manchester Regiment Killed In Action Saturday 1st July 1916 Age 20County Memorial Audlem and Hankelow
Commemorated\Buried THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Grave\Panel Ref: Pier and Face 13 A and 14 C.

Born Hankelow, enlisted Crewe. Son of Thomas and Emily Susan Woolrich of Hankelow. Enlisted in the 17th (Service) Bn. Manchester Regiment on the same day as his best friends William Hobson and Richard Viggars. They were all killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

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