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Harry Featherstone

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:08th (1st Ard) Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Manchester Rgt
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Gallipoli
Cemetery or Memorial:Helles Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1896 in the Burnley R.D. - ref: 8e/289,
the eldest son of John & Emma Featherstone (nee Thomas).

His father was married to Elizabeth Jane Featherstone (nee Johnson) and
they had 3 sons.   In 189, the youngest - Percy Featherstone was aged: 8
and born at Ulverstone where John was then stationed.   Elizabeth died in
1893, aged: 33.    John then married Emma Thomas (Harry's mother) in 1896.

1901 Census - 6 Boardman Street, Droyslden, Asthon under Lyne.   Son -
aged: 4 - born: Nelson, Lancashire.   Head of household - John Featherstone
- Married - aged: 42 - occ: Police Sergeant - born: Durham.   Also - Emily
(Emma ???) Featherstone - Wife - aged: 25 - born: Birmingham.  Plus 1 half
brother aged: 18, (the Percy above) and the other full brother, aged: 3.

1911 Census - 416 Edge Lane, Droylsden, Lancashire.   Son -  aged: 14 -
occ: Assisting in business (his mother's Confectionery shop) - Head of
household - Emma Featherstone - Widow - aged: 34 - occ: Confectioner
Shopkeeper - born: Birmingham.   Plus 3 younger siblings.

Commemorated on the private family gravestone in St. Martin's Churchyard.

M.I. "Asleep in Jesus".

His father John died 30/10/1908 aged 50 years.     His brother Albert died
25/02/1915 aged 17 years.

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