John William Coverley (1893-1919)

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:

COVERLEY, JOHN WILLIAM. Private. No 305115. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Moldgreen 28.2.1893. Son of John William and Mary Coverley, 13 Back Garden Street, Lockwood. Educated at Rashcliffe Church of England School. Employed as a teamer by Mr John Cooke, concreter, of Folly Hall, Huddersfield. Enlisted 6.8.1914. Demobilised, 13.2.1919, after serving in France since April, 1915. Died of pneumonia following upon influenza, 22.2.1919, at Royds Hall War Hospital, aged 24 years. Buried LOCKWOOD CEMETERY. Grave location:- C, 642.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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