Henry Kergon (1899-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

KERGON, HENRY. Private. No 204087. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Northumberland Street, Huddersfield, 17.12.1899. Son of John Oliver and Mary Ann Kergon, 19 Halifax Old Road, Hillhouse, Huddersfield. Educated St. John's School. Employed as an apprentice fitter by Messrs J. Hopkinson and Company, of Birkby. Single. Enlisted 2.11.1914. Killed in action near Cambrai, 11.10.1918, aged 19 years. Buried WELLINGTON CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row E, Grave 1/10.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Birkby; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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