Joseph William Ettenfield (1893-1916)

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Joseph William Ettenfield

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

ETTENFIELD, JOSEPH WILLIAM. Sergeant. No 13538. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lockwood 28.9.1893. Son of William and Hannah Ettenfield, 223 Yews Hill Road, Lockwood. Educated Crosland Moor Church of England School. Employed as a millhand by Messrs Kaye and Stewart, Broadfield Mills, Lockwood. Single. Enlisted 4.9.1914. He was gassed at Hill 60 on 5.5.1915 and invalided home. Returned to France in February, 1916, and was slightly wounded on Easter Monday, 24.4.1916, when a piece of shrapnel pierced his cigarette case. Killed in action, 3.8.1916, 22 years. Buried A.I.F. BURIAL GROUND. Grave location:- Plot 16, Row A, Grave 4.
ROH:- Rehoboth Baptist Chapel; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.

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