Albert Edward Whitwam (c.1889-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

WHITWAM, ALBERT EDWARD. Private. No 36247. 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Golcar. Eldest son of David and Mary Whitwam, 59 Handel Street, Golcar. Employed at Heath House Mills, Golcar. Attended Golcar Baptist Chapel and was a member of the Young Men's Class. Enlisted 1916. Severely wounded in the shoulder on 11.4.1918. Died of wounds and tuberculosis of the lungs on 16.10.1918 at Whitkirk V.A.D. Auxiliary Hospital. He was 29 years of age. Buried GOLCAR BAPTIST CHAPEL YARD. Grave location:- SE, G, 8.
ROH:- Golcar Baptist Chapel; St. John's Church, Golcar.

Newspaper References

Commonwealth War Graves Commission