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Louis Merrifield

Epithet: Soldier in the Cheshire Regiment

Record type: First World War Biographies

Biography: Louis (sometimes Lewis) Merrifield was born in Douglas. In November 1914, aged 18 he joined the Isle of Man Volunteers. He did not leave the Island with the 1st Manx Service Company, but instead became a member of the 2nd company. This formation was subsequently broken up for reinforcements, and Louis and some of the other Manx soldiers with him found themselves posted to the 1st battalion Cheshire Regiment in France. (Image ref: PG/7870/38211/1).

Gender: Male


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