- Surnames starting with the letter L. 

Arthur Ledger

Name of Rgt or Ship:Machine Gun Corps (Inf)
How Died:Died
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Stockport Cemetery
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born in Sale during the March quarter 1892, the birth being registered in
the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/166, the son of James & Sarah Ledger (nee

1901 Census - 1 Moor Nook, Sale.    Son - aged: 9 - born: Sale.    Head of
household - James Ledger - Married - aged: 39 - occ: Night Soil Man - born:
Sale.   Also - Sarah Ledger - Wife - aged: 38 - born: Herefordshire.   Plus
6 siblings, aged from 8 months to 16 years (4 daughters and 3 sons,
including Arthur.

1911 Census - 31 Stopford Street, Edgeley, Stockport.    Boarder - aged: 19
- occ: Postman - born: Sale.    His parents and 2 younger sisters were
still residing an 1 Moor Nook, Sale.

Married Bertha Gouge during the September quarter 1915 in the Stockport
R.D. - ref: 8a/187.  Bertha was born also born in 1892 and in 1911,
employed as a Laundry Collar Machinist

*Served in the Cheshire Rgt until the Machine Gun Corps was founded in
1915.    *His Cheshire Rgt service number was - 44129.

Died of V.D.H. - Valvular Disease of the Heart.

M.I. "Ever in memory".

Pension Records - Widow - Mrs. Bertha Ledger, 46 Shawcross Street,
Stockport.  Awarded a £7 grant on the 7th June 1920.   Arthur was
discharged from the Army on the 5th February 1919.

Memorials found on:
St. Anne's (Sale Moor)
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