Lewis Ellam (c.1889-1918)

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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:

ELLAM, LEWIS. Private. No 268692. 1/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born 7 St. John's Square, Newtown, Huddersfield, 12.10.1887. Educated Thomas Street Board School. Employed as a hoist man. At the time of enlistment, was living at 19 William Street, Huddersfield. Widower. Wounded, 2.5.1917, at Beaumont Hamel. Died of influenza whilst a Prisoner of War, 24.10.1918, aged 29. Buried ERQUELINNES COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Grave 103.
ROH:- Great Northern Street Congregational Chapel; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.

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