Altrincham WW1 

Raymond Arthur Brereton

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:12th Bn ('B' Coy)
Name of Rgt or Ship:Northumberland Fusiliers
How Died:Died of Wounds
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Mericourt-L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Ext.
Town Memorial:Mobberley
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1895 in the Madele R.D. - ref: 6a/618,
the son of Joshua & Ruth Brereton (nee Perry).

1901 Census - Manchester Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire.  Son - aged: 6 - born:
Jackfield, Shropshire.   Head of household - Joshua Brereton - Married -
aged: 41 - occ: Pianoforte Tuner & Dealer - born: Ashton Hayes, Cheshire.  
Joshua was Blind.   Also - Ruth Brereton - Wife - aged: 40 - born:
Bollington, Cheshire.   Plus 8 siblings.

His father died in 1907, aged: 48.

1911 Census - No Trace.  His mother - Ruth Brereton was now the Publican of
the Plough & Flail Public House, Paddock Hill, Mobberley.   She was Widowed
and aged: 56.  Seven of her children are also residing there, but not

Enlisted at Wilverston.

Commemorated on the private family gravestone in S.S. Wilfred & Mary Church
Yard, Mobberley.   Mobberley M.I. "His memory is as dear today, as in the
hour he passed away".

His father Joshua, died 22/12/1907 aged 48 years and his mother Ruth, died
12/05/1951 aged 70 years.

French M.I. - "Ever remembered.  Mother".

CWGC - Son of Joshua & Ruth Brereton of Paddock Hill, Mobberley.

Commemorated in The Mobberley Parish Council's Booklet - "1914-2014,
Remembering the Men from Mobberley who went to War for their Country" - per
Alistair MacLeod.

Memorials found on:
St. Wilfred's (Mobberley)
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
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