George Ernest Wilks (1885-1918)

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:

WILKS, GEORGE ERNEST. Private. No 26477. 3rd Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Transferred to No 168615 Labour Corps. Born Huddersfield. Enlisted Halifax. Died at home, 3.11.1918. Buried EDGERTON CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- 30, 168C.
ROH:- St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission