Percy Tinker (c.1889-1917)

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:

TINKER, PERCY. Private. No 242008. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Hepworth, Holmfirth. Son of Mr and Mrs Fred Tinker of Whitewells Road, Scholes. Attended Scholes Primitive Methodist Sunday School. Employed at Holmfirth Mill. Was a keen cricketer. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt on 3.5.1917, aged 27 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Hepworth and Scholes War Memorial; Hepworth Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission