Fred Tinker (c.1893-1918)
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:
- TINKER, FRED. Private. No 32104. 'D' Company, 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Upperthong, Holmfirth. Son of Mr and Mrs Alfred Tinker, of Howood Farm, Holmbridge. Educated Park Head School. Attended Holmbridge Sunday School. Employed as a porter at Holmfirth railway station. Enlisted 1915. Embarked for France in August, 1917. Killed by a fragment of shell, 22.7.1918, near Rheims. He was 25 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated SOISSONS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private FRED TINKER
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Monday, July 22, 1918
- record ID: 1760457
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1760457)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4454683)