Luther Jagger (c.1893-1918)

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Biography

Courtesy of David Simmons:[1]

Private, 15th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment. Regimental No 43013. Born in Emley. Died of Wounds 14 April 1918 in France aged 25 years. Son of George and Frances Jaggar, Highfield Farm, Emley Moor. Employed as a Worker on the farm. Enlisted at Pontefract. Buried in Etaples Cemetery Part IV.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

JAGGER, LUTHER. Private. No 43013. 15th (1st Leeds Pals) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Emley. Son of George and Frances Hannah Jagger, of Emley Moor. Died of wounds, 14.4.1918, aged 25 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 33, Row G, Grave 1a.
ROH: Emley War Memorial; memorial in Emley Churchyard.

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