George Walshaw (1891-1915)

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George Walshaw

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

WALSHAW, GEORGE. Private. No S/2204. 8th Battalion Gordon Highlanders. Born Swinton 27.12.1891. Son of Charles Walshaw, 53 Leeds Road North, Huddersfield. Educated Thomas Street Board School. Employed as a toffee boiler by Messrs J. W. Seaton and Sons Limited, Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted August 1914. Reported wounded and missing, presumed killed, 25.9.1915, during the Battle of Loos, aged 23. Has no known grave. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.

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