Friend Secker (1879-1918)

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Friend Secker

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

SECKER, FRIEND. Gunner. No 162197. 179th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Block Row, Lepton, 15.8.1879. Son of Charles and Ann Secker. Educated Lepton Schools. Employed as a woollen fettler by Messrs Brierley and Wall, Spa Mill, Lepton. Was a member of the Waterloo Bowling Club and played with the first team. At the time of enlistment, was living with his sister, Mrs Ric, at 9 School Street, Moldgreen. Single. Killed in action near Arras on 28.3.1918, aged 36 years. Buried WANQUETIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row E, Grave 5.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton.

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