Sykes Walker (c.1876-1916)
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:
- WALKER, SYKES. Private. No 14546. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Dalton, Huddersfield. Husband of Mary Walker, 45 Kirkgate, Huddersfield. Employed by Messrs John Kaye and Sons, Kings Mill, Huddersfield. Enlisted November 1914. Embarked for France in November, 1915. Killed in action at Munster Alley on 29.8.1916 during the Battle of the Somme, aged 40. Buried PEAKE WOOD CEMETERY, FRICOURT. Grave location:- Row B, Grave 24.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WALKER
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Saturday, July 29, 1916
- age: 40 years
- record ID: 524116
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #524116)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #5298023)