Nelson Whitwam (c.1888-1915)

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.
Nelson Whitwam

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

WHITWAM, NELSON. Sergeant. No 1908. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of Herbert and Ellen Whitwam, of Golcar. Husband of Annie Whitwam, 92 Croft Terrace, Townend, Golcar. Died of wounds at No 10 Casualty Clearing Station on 4.10.1915, aged 27 years. Buried LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 36.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Huddersfield Drill Hall; memorial in Golcar Churchyard.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission