FOX, Henry


Rank: Private

Year of death: 1918

Date of birth: c1900

Date of death: 12/05/1918

Place of death: Cloughton, Scarborough

Service number: 59910

Regiment: Manchester Regiment and 5TH Reserve Battalion


Cemetery location: Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough A.23.1 (CWG)

Where remembered?: Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough A.23.1 (CWG)

Biographical Information

Born at Hollinwood, Lancashire, resided at Higher Hillgate, Stockport, Cheshire.
Several soldiers on 12th May were on the cliffs at at Cloughton nr Scarborough searching for sea bird eggs when one of them, Private Henry Fox, 19, Manchester Regiment missed his footing and fell down the cliff. He received serious injuries and died shortly afterwards (Source – Driffield Times 14 May 1918)

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