Altrincham WW1 

Harry Vincent Greaves

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:05th Bn [1]
Name of Rgt or Ship:King's (Liverpool Rgt)
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Froidmont Communal Cemetery
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1898 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref:
8a/205, the eldest son of William Nash & Maggie Greaves (neƩ Robinson). 
Baptised on the 20th October 1898 at St. Martin's P.C. Ashton upon Mersey.

1901 Census - 63 Chapel Road, Sale.   Grandson - aged: 2 years 7 months -
born: Sale.  Head of household - Charles Robinson - Widower - aged: 61-
occ: Butcher - born: Manchester.   Plus 4 of his children.
Also residing there was his son-in-law - William Nash Greaves (Harry's
father) - Married - aged: 30 - occ: Electrical Mechanic - born: Rusholme,
Manchester.   Plus Maggie Greaves - daughter - (Harry's Mother) - aged: 29
- born: Sale.   Plus Harry's younger brother and 2 lodgers.

1911 Census - 3 Briarfold, Belmont Road, Ashton upon Mersey.   Son - aged:
12 - Scholar - born: Sale.   Head of household - William Nash Greaves -
Married - aged: 40 - occ: Textile Fitter - born: Manchester.   Also Maggie
Greaves - Wife - aged: 39 - born: Sale.   Plus 2 younger brothers.

The family moved from Sale to Ashton upon Mersey sometime between 1902 and

Attended the Sale Higher Elementary School.   Employed by Messrs. Stewart &
Lloyds, Engineers, Mcr

Enlisted in February 1917 and drafted to the front on the 31st August 1917.
 MIC - BWM & Victory only - no other info.

Home on leave three weeks before he was killed.  Death reported in the
08/11/1918 edition of the Altrincham Guardian.

His father was employed by Messrs. Cooke & Co, Moss Lane, Altrincham.

Harry's nephew (son of his brother Jack Rowland & Mary Morgan) was Bob
Greaves, the local television presenter.

M.I. "A sorrow too deep for words".

CWGC - Son of William Nash Greaves and Maggie Greaves, of 46, Belmont Rd.,
Ashton-upon-Mersey. Born at Sale, Cheshire.

Memorials found on:
St. Martin's (Ashton on Mersey)St. Mary's (Ashton on Mersey)
Aston on Mersey United Reformed
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