Matthew Ormrod


Private 3/14845
49th R.D. Bn, Training Reserve

Matthew was the son of William and Annie Ormrod, of Bramwell Street, Parr, St Helens.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register records that Matthew died on 30 December 1918, aged 20, and is buried in Ashton-in-Makerfield (St Thomas) Churchyard (Grave Ref. New. 115).

The St Helens Roll of Honour records that Matthew died of Pulmonary TB in Eccleston Hall Sanatorium.

Matthew's brother, James Richard Ormerod, also died during the First World War, as a Prisoner of War, and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.