Isaac Walter Drinkwater (c.1897-1916)

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Isaac Walter Drinkwater

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