William Kilner (c.1893-1918)

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:

KILNER, WILLIAM. Corporal. No 24767 49th Battalion Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 473 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Greinton, Somerset. Son of Mr and Mrs A. Reid, 284 Manchester Road, Milnsbridge. Employed by Messrs Fred Calverley and Company Limited, Milnsbridge. Had served four years with the Colne Valley Territorials and was mobilised at the outbreak of the war. Killed in action near Cambrai, 11.10.1918, aged 25 years. Buried WELLINGTON CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row B, Grave 1.
ROH:- Milnsbridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission