Walter Thorpe (1897-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- THORPE, WALTER. Private. No 235827. 2/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born 11 Fields Yard, West Street, Lindley 17.4.1897. Son of Allen and Annie Thorpe, 6 Fields Yard, West Street, Lindley. Educated Oakes Council School. Employed as a brass finisher by Messrs Hopkinsons of Birkby. Single. Enlisted October 1914. Killed in action near Havrincourt on 26.8.1918, aged 21 years. Buried BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row C, Grave 13.
- ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Lindley.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WALTER THORPE
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Monday, August 26, 1918
- age: 21 years
- record ID: 179623
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #179623)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4439862)