Needham, Patrick

BORN LIVERPOOL 1874. SON OF JOHN NEEDHAM (1861-1918) & BRIDGET NEEDHAM (1869-1936), OF LIVERPOOL. HE ENLISTED IN THE MERCHANT NAVY, IN 1901. MARRIED AT HULL, IN 1918. HUSBAND OF BLANCHE EDNA WILKINS, LIVING AT 15 GOODWIN TERRACE, DAY STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL IN 1916, GIVING THE AGE OF 35 WHEN HE WAS REALLY 42. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 4 INCHES TALL, GREY EYES AND GREY HAIR, TATOOS ON BOTH FOREARMS, “HONEST, SOBER AND HARDWORKING, BUT A BAD MILITARY CHARACTER DUE TO REGULAR ABSENCES”. HE SERVED WITH THE 11TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT (HULL PALS). POSTED TO FRANCE BETWEEN 09/06/1916 TO 23/11/1916 AND 08/09/1917 TO 12/11/1917. HE HAD SERVED IN THE ARMY, FOR 2 YEARS AND 262 DAYS. DISCHARGED AS UNFIT FOR SERVICE, ON 02/02/1918, AGED 37 AND 4 MONTHS. DIED ON 13/03/1921, AGED 46. BURIED AT HULL WESTERN CEMETERY IN A CWGC MILITARY GRAVE.


First name:
PATRICK
Military Number:
31010
Rank:
Private
Date Died
13/03/1921
Place died:
Hull Western Cemetery, East Yorkshire, UK
Age:
46
15 GOODWIN TERRACE, DAY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK