Joe Willie Ewing (1889-1917)

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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:

EWING, JOE WILLIE. Private. No 24817. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Berry Brow 14.6.1889. Educated Rashcliffe Church of England School. Employed as a dyer's labourer by Mr Whiteley of St. Andrew's Road. Husband of May Southwell Ewing, 4 Smithy Lane, Moldgreen. Enlisted 8.8.1916. Wounded 26.4.1917. Died of his wounds at No 8 Casualty Clearing Station, 29.4.1917, aged 27 years. Buried DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row H, Grave 46.
ROH:- St. Paul's Church, Southgate, Huddersfield; Christ Church, Moldgreen; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Almondbury War Memorial.

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