John Walker (c.1888-1917)

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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:

WALKER, JOHN. Private. No 300086. 2/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Milnsbridge, Huddersfield. Son of Mrs Walker, 130 Lowergate, Longwood, Huddersfield. Educated Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge. Employed by Messrs C. and J. Hirst of Milnsbridge. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Was wounded on four occasions. Killed in action, 2.3.1917, aged 28 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge.

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