John Ramsbottom

Service Number: 7552
Date of Birth: 1896
Date of Death: 1916

John Ramsbottom was born in 1896 in Edgworth to Mary and Ralph Ramsbottom. Ralph was the brother of Thomas Ramsbottom and was also from Edgworth (see separate biography). The 1901 census shows the family living at 6 Isherwood Fold. John had an older brother William who was 8 and a younger sister Mary aged 2 years. His father was employed as a labourer at the calico print works. (1) Sadly the family had lost a son, James, in 1898 at nine months (3)

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