Timothy Gallagher (1890-1915)

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Timothy Gallagher

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

GALLAGHER, TIMOTHY. Private. No 15128. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Castlegate, Huddersfield, 3.5.1890. Son of the late Timothy and Mary Gallagher, Fisher's Ford, Castlegate. Educated St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School. Employed as an iron fettler by Messrs David Brown and Sons Limited. Married, with one child, lived at 1 Haigh's Yard, Thomas Street, off Northgate, Huddersfield. Enlisted December 1914. His widow received a letter from Captain Benjamin, of 'B' Company, who wrote that on the morning of Sunday, December 19th, whilst they were passing through the streets of Ypres at daybreak, Private Gallagher was struck by a piece of shell in the leg and side and died instantenously. Killed in action, 19.12.1915, aged 26 years. Buried YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row B, Grave 8.
ROH:- St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road, Huddersfield.

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