2/7th Battalion Manchester Regiment

Private Stuart John Webb

Pte Stuart John Webb, 42358, 2/7th Battalion Manchester Regiment, died in the 26th General Hospital at Etaples, France, on October 23rd, 1917, from gunshot wounds sustained at the Front on October 8th. He was aged 21 and had seen only seven months service in the Army.

Stuart had three times been rejected for military service owing to a weak heart, but in March 1917 he joined the Northamptonshire Regiment (No. 45954) as a private. After three months training he was drafted to France with the Manchester Regiment.

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