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James Massey

Rank:Lc/CplNumber:21272
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:22nd Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt (7th Mcr Pals)
Died:04/10/1917Age:28
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial:Tyne Cot Cemetery Memorial, Zonnebeke
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1888 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/175,
the son of James & Anne Eliza Massey (nee Broome).

1891 Census - 25 Elm Grove, Ashton Upon Mersey.    Grandson - aged: 3 -
born: Sale.    Head of household - Thomas Massey - Married - aged: 49 -
occ: Paviour - born: Stretford.   Also - Mary Massey - Wife - aged: 46 -
born: Sale.   James' father - also James Massey is listed - Son - Married -
aged: 28 - occ: Labourer Bricksetter - born: Sale.  James' mother - Annie
is listed - Daughter in Law - Married - aged: 29 - born: Manchester.   An
uncle and 3 aunts are recorded, as is James' younger brother - George
Massey - aged: 1.

His mother - Annie Massey died in 1896 - aged: 34.

1901 Census - Church Road, Ashton Upon Mersey.    Nephew - aged: 12 - born:
Sale.    Head of household - William Massey - Married - aged: 27 - occ:
Carter on Farm - born: Ashton on Mersey.    Also - Elizabeth Massey - Wife
- aged: 26 - occ: Charwoman - born: Sale.    Plus William & Elizabeth's
children and James' younger brother.   No trace of James' father.

1911 Census - No Trace.

Memorials found on:
St. Martin's (Ashton on Mersey)St. Martin's Window (Ashton on Mersey)St. Mary's (Ashton on Mersey)
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