Wilfred Greenfield (1896-1916)

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Wilfred Greenfield

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

GREENFIELD, WILFRED. Private. No 20009. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsh 9.8.1896. Son of Walter and Kate Greenfield, 28 Filbert Street, Birkby. Educated Hillhouse Council School. Employed as a shop assistant at the Hillhouse Cooperative Society. On the roll of honour of Birkby Baptist Church where he had been a Sunday School scholar for seventeen years. Single. Enlisted 7.4.1916. Had only been in France for two months when he was killed at Le Transloy, near Combles, on 12.10.1916, aged 20 years. Buried GUARDS' CEMETERY, LESBOEUFS. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row W, Grave 10.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; Birkby Baptist Church.

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