The name on the memorial tablet in St Edward's Church is Charles Coote Allport.
This should read THOMAS Coote Allport.
There is no person with the name Charles Coote Allport.
Thomas had a brother called Charles JOHN Allport. Charles saw service in WW1 and survived to return home.
Charles was a Sergeant in the Royal Army Service Corps (Motor Transport)
He was married to Gertrude and was a wholesale manufacturing stationer.
He lived at 41 Duncan Road, Longsight, Manchester at the time of enlisting.
More information about Charles is available in our book.