Joe Willie Wharf (1896-1915)

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Joe Willie Wharf

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

WHARF, JOE WILLIE. Private. No 1939. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 17 Prospect Place, Prospect Street, Huddersfield, 8.7.1896. Son of Inspector Percy Wharf and Mrs Ruth Wharf, The Fire Station, Princess Street, Huddersfield. Educated Hillhouse Elementary School. Employed as an apprentice at Messrs T. Broadbent of Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 31.8.1914. Killed by a shell on 8.12.1915, 18. Buried BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, BOESINGHE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 21.
ROH:- St. Paul's Church, Southgate, Huddersfield.

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