Fred Eastwood (c.1895-1915)

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Fred Eastwood

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

EASTWOOD, FRED. Private. No 2434. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of the late Mr and Mrs George Eastwood of Smith Ryding, Linthwaite. His parents died when he was quite young and he had lived with his cousin, Mrs Mary Hannah Gledhill, 9, Slantgate, Linthwaite, since he was seven years old. Educated at Linthwaite Church Day School. Employed as a twister-in by Messrs John Lockwood and Sons Limited, Scarbottom Mills, Golcar. Died from a compound fracture of the skull at No 1 Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, on Tuesday, 8.6.1915, aged 19 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 5a.
ROH:- Linthwaite; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private RICHARD EASTWOOD who died of wounds, 21.9.1915, q.v.).

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