Isaac Walter Drinkwater (c.1897-1916)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- DRINKWATER, ISAAC WALTER. Private. No 6711. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Milnsbridge. Son of Mr and Mrs Harry Drinkwater of Wingate Avenue, Cowlersley Lane, Milnsbridge. Employed as a plumber by Messrs T. Allinson Limited, of Milnsbridge. Lived in Morecambe for five years and was a choirboy at Morecambe Parish Church. Returned to Milnsbridge in 1911. Enlisted 27.1.1916. Embarked for France 23.8.1916. Died from gunshot wounds to the head at No 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 24.9.1916, aged 19 years. Buried ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 9.
- ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private ISAAC WALTER DRINKWATER
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Sunday, September 24, 1916
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 78471
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #78471)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1696763)