Fred Durrans (1883-1916)

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Fred Durrans

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

DURRANS, FRED. Lance Sergeant. No 2845. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Hartshead 29.11.1883. Son of Arthur and Elizabeth Durrans, 16 Wellington Street, Oakes, Huddersfield. Educated at Oakes Board School. Employed as a card maker by Messrs Joseph Sykes Brothers, Acre Mills, Lindley. Married. Enlisted 4.9.1914. Wounded in the thigh on 3.9.1916. Died of wounds, 14.9.1916, at No 14 General Hospital, Wimereux. Buried WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row Q, Grave 9a.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Lindley; Huddersfield Drill Hall; memorial in Lindley Churchyard.

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