Harry Walker (c.1894-1916)

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Harry Walker

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

WALKER, HARRY. Private. No 241372. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Slaithwaite, Huddersfield. Son of the late Mr and Mrs Lister G. Walker, Wharf House, Carr Lane, Slaithwaite. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Hirst and Mallinson Limited, Milnsbridge. Was a member of the Slaithwaite Liberal Club and the Slaithwaite Y.M.C.A. Enlisted October 1915. Reported missing, presumed killed, on 3.9.1916 during the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt. He was 22 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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