William Stokes (c.1895-1916)

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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:

STOKES, WILLIAM. Private. No 240892. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr F W and Rosa Stokes, 11 Shady Row, Meltham. Killed in the attack on the Schwaben Redboubt on 3.9.1916, aged 21 years. Buried MILL ROAD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 6.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham; Christ Church, Helme; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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