- Surnames starting with the letter M. 

William George Mander

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:07th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:King's Shropshire Light Infantry
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:France
Cemetery or Memorial:Vis-en-Artois Memorial
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born in Manchester in 1899, the eldest son of John James & Alice Mander.

1901 Census - 65 Craven Street, Prestwich, Manchester.   Son - aged: 2 -
born: Manchester.   Head of household - John James Mander - Married - aged:
33 - occ; Iron Moulder - born: Banbury, Oxfordshire.    Also - Alice Mander
- Wife - aged: 40 - born: Dorset.

Aged: 5, his mother - Alice Mander died during the September quarter 1903
in the Prestwich R.D. - ref: 8d/233, aged: 43.  John James married Emma
Cooke during the June quarter 1906 in the Bucklow R.D. - ref: 8a/427. 

1911 Census - 18 Dudley Road, Sale.   Son - aged: 12 - Scholar - born:
Manchster.   Head of household - John James Mander - Married - aged: 43 -
occ: Irn Moulder - born:Banbury, Oxfordshire.   Also - Emma Mander - Wife -
aged: 39 - born: Wheelock, Cheshire.   Plus 2 younger half brothers.

Attended Springfield Road School.

Member of St. Paul's Church and St. Paul's Church Lads Brigade.

Employed by Mr. Saxton, Butcher, Ashton on Mersey before moving to the
Westinghouse Works, Trafford Park.

CD states that he was Formerly 32712 Cheshire Rgt.   The local newspaper
states that he served in the band at the Prees Heath camp for 2 years, then
became the Regimental Drummer to  the King's (Liverpool Rgt) for 12 months,
then went to the front in February 1918.

Death reported in the 24/09/1918 edition of the Altrincham Guardian.

Also listed on St. Paul's Mem, Sale.

CWGC - Son of Emma Mander, of 18, Dudley Rd., Sale, Manchester, and the
late John James Mander.  This is not strictly correct as Emma was his

Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
St. Paul's (Sale)
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