Lt Joseph Ratcliffe

There is also a JHW Ratcliffe who is not this man.

1875 Mar 20, Born Westmoreland (RIC has 1883)

1881 census at Low Moor Cottage, Orton, Westmorland with grandparents

1891 census A boarder at Orton, Westmoreland

1898 Jan/MarMarried Annie Catherine Cooper. at • Kendal, Westmorland, England

1901 census at Monks Coppenhall, Cheshire, England

1911 census at Monks Coppenhall, Cheshire, England

1914 Nov 6 Lands in France

1918 Apr 27 Co Sgt Major Joseph Ratcliffe commissioned 2nd Lt in E Lancs Regt

1921 Jun 7. Joined ADRIC with service no 2028 and posted to I Coy. Accepted in Ireland

1922 Jan Appears to serve till demobilisation

1939 Register at 21 Ashbourne Road, Eccles, Eccles M.B., Lancashire, England. With wife Annie C Ratcliffe. Gives his dob as 19 Apr 1875 but it is our man. A Railway Engine Driver.

1958 Died Eccles