John Linton (c.1888-1916)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

LINTON, JOHN. Private. No 17987. 8th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Northumberland Street, Huddersfield. Educated St. Paul's Church School, Huddersfield. Employed as a drysalter's labourer by Messrs Lewis S. Cocking and Company, drysalters, of Folly Hall. Husband of Mary Linton, 9 Victoria Road, Lockwood. Enlisted early in the war and had served in Egypt. Suffered severe wounds on 30.9.1916. Died of wounds at No 14 General Hospital, Wimereaux, on 1.10.1916, aged 28 years. Buried WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row Q, Grave 29.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission