Levi Whowell (c.1866-1917)
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.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- WHOWELL, LEVI. Corporal. No 812109. 49th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment). Born Liverpool. Son of Jesse and Eliza Ann Whowell of Paddock. Educated Paddock Church of England School. Lived Church Street, Paddock. Attended Paddock United Methodist Church. Employed by Mr Joe Inman, woollen merchant, New Street, Huddersfield and later with Messrs Dugdale Brothers and Company. Emigrated to Canada in 1902. Married. Enlisted 16.3.1916. Killed in action, 30.10.1917, on Passchendaele Ridge, aged 51 years. Buried POELCAPELLE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 10, Row A, Grave 4.
- ROH:- Shared Church, Paddock.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private LEVI WHOWELL
- regiment: Canadian Infantry
- died: Tuesday, October 30, 1917
- age: 51 years
- record ID: 492294
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #492294)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #5784783)