Robert Whitteron (c.1884-1916)
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:
- WHITTERON, ROBERT. Private. No 1379. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Son of William Whitteron, Halifax Old Road, Fartown. Married. Employed in the grocery department of the Hillhouse Cooperative Society. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Killed in action on 29.7.1916 in the attack on Munster Alley during the Battle of the Somme. (205 casualties). He was 32 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private ROBERT WHITTERON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Saturday, July 29, 1916
- record ID: 821281