Dyson Kewley (c.1898-1918)

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Dyson Kewley

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

KEWLEY, DYSON. Private. No 37192. 10th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 85555 Territorial Reserve Battalion. Born Slaithwaite. Son of John James and Grace Annie Kewley, 4 Bank Bottom Terrace, Marsden. Employed as a weaver at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Attended West Slaithwaite Sunday School. Was one of the most promising students at Marsden Evening School, winning several special prizes. Enlisted February 1917. Embarked for France in November, 1917. Died of wounds near Ypres, Belgium, on 8.3.1918, aged 19 years. Buried CANADA FARM CEMETERY, ELVERDINGHE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row G, Grave 11.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite.

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