Albert Wilkinson (c.1875-1917)

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:

WILKINSON, ALBERT. Private. No 2547. 2/8th Battalion The Royal Scots Fusiliers, transferred to No 147506 Labour Corps. Born Sowerby. Son of James and Mary A. Wilkinson. Husband of Rose A. Wilkinson, 333 Radcliffe Road, Crimble, Slaithwaite. Employed as a woollen spinner by Messrs W. and E. Crowther, Brook Mills, Crimble, Slaithwaite. Was a member of the Vineyard Working Men's Club. Enlisted November 2nd, 1916. Trained in various parts of England and Scotland. Had been in hospital in Glasgow since February, 1917, suffering from a tumour. Died on Sunday 10.6.1917 in Glasgow Military Hospital, aged 41 years. Buried SLAITHWAITE CEMETERY. Grave location:- B, 2, 158.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Scots
  • died: Sunday, June 10, 1917
  • age: 41 years
  • record ID: 2752358