Wilfred Rothery (1880-1917)

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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:

ROTHERY, WILFRED. Private. No 41990. 1st Battalion Essex Regiment. Formerly No 834 Northumberland Fusiliers. Born 20 Meg Lane, Longwood, 15.5.1880. Educated Paddock Board School. Employed as a plumber. Enlisted 27.5.1916. Killed in action, 29.7.1917, near Ypres. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.

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