Henry Welsh

Henry Welsh

Birth 2/11/1887 Death 8th Mar 1917 Pte
Border Regiment

Personal Details

Place of Birth Frizington
Residence at Enlistment 16 Fletcher Street , Cleator Moor
Residence (Roll of Honour) 16 Fletcher Street , Cleator Moor
Residence 1911 Census 189 Main Street , Frizington
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended RC
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Iron Ore Miner
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) John & Mary Welsh ( nee Roach
Siblings Patrick , Anne Mary , John
Wife's Name and Maiden Name Margaret ( nee Brown )
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s) John
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The Silver War Badge
The Silver War Badge
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 2nd
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 18649
Date of Enlistment 7 September 1914
Place of Enlistment Cleator Moor
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts Served in France in early 1915 . He was gassed in July 1915 and received a heavy dose and was subsequently evacuated to Taplow Hospital in England for further Treatment ( ref Whitehaven News )
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 29
Date of Death 8th Mar 1917
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 2nd
Rank at Death
Circumstances of Death Died of TB ( as a result of gassing while serving on the Westren Front )
Service Number at Death
Field of Action at Death
Place of Death Cleator Moor
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial St Marys RC Church Cleator
Grave Position
Grave/Memorial Country
Private Memorial St Marys RC Church WW1 memorial


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