Kempton Windle (1897-1917)

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Kempton Windle (1897-1917)

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

WINDLE, KEMPTON. Trooper. No 2279. Household Battalion. Born Shepley. Youngest son of Mr and Mrs Sam Windle, Lea Head, Shepley. Employed as a woollen piecer by Messrs Firth Brothers, of Shepley. Had only been in Belgium a few weeks when he was shot by a sniper whilst leaving the trenches on 8.10.1917. He was 19 years of age. Buried BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row A, Grave 10.
ROH:- Shepley War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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