John Stamper (1896-1917)

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.
John Stamper

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

STAMPER, JOHN. Private. No 40841. 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Oldtown, Hebden Bridge, Halifax, 25.2.1896. Son of Thomas and Fanny Stamper, 3 Colne Street, Paddock. Educated at Rochdale schools. Employed as a labourer to the electricians at the works of Messrs David Brown and Sons, Lockwood. Single. Enlisted 4.5.1916. Reported missing near Armentieres on 11.2.1917 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date, aged 20. Has no known grave. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock.

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