Walker Heap (c.1897-1917)

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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:

HEAP, WALKER. Private. No 203741. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Lived with his sister at Bank View, Blackmoorfoot, Linthwaite. Employed in the dyeing department of Messrs Joseph Dyson and Sons, Milnsbridge. Was a member of the Slaithwaite Socialist Club. Killed in action, 9.10.1917, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham; Christ Church, Helme.
Brother of Private EDWIN HEAP died of wounds, 24.1.1918.

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