Squire Peace (c.1878-1917)

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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:

PEACE, SQUIRE. Private. No 8573. 2/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Firs Cottages, Longwood Road, Huddersfield. Educated Paddock Church of England School. Employed in a fish and chip shop. Married. Lived 154 Leeds Road North, Huddersfield. Enjoyed crown green bowling and was a member of three clubs. Enlisted October 1916. Died in No 4 Casualty Clearing Station of gunshot wounds to the back on 3.3.1917, aged 38 years. Buried VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row I, Grave 62.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.

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