Edmund Reginald Walton (1899-1917)

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:

WALTON, EDMUND REGINALD. Private. No 366768. 2nd/1st Northern Cyclist Battalion, attached Northumberland Fusiliers. Born 20 Pavement, York 6.1.1899. Son of Ernest Robert and Mary Ellen Walton. Educated Pannal Ash College, Harrogate. Employed as a draper's apprentice in Huddersfield. Lived 7 West Hill, Huddersfield. Attended Holy Trinity Church. Single. Enlisted 21.2.1917. Died of tuberculosis on 6.6.1917 at 4th Military Hospital, Lincoln, aged 18 years. Buried YORK CEMETERY. Grave location:- B1.3827.
ROH:- Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Northern Cyclist Battalion
  • died: Wednesday, June 6, 1917
  • age: 18 years
  • record ID: 408318