William Windle (c.1893-1917)

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:

WINDLE, WILLIAM. Gunner. No 59478. 180th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Wellhouse Lane, Dalton, Huddersfield. Son of Harry and Emma Windle, 190 Kilner Bank, Moldgreen, Huddersfield. Educated Kirkheaton National School. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs J. L. Walker and Sons Limited, of Deighton. Single. Enlisted October 1915. Embarked for France on Easter Sunday, 1917. Killed in action, 7.6.1917, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Moldgreen War Memorial; Christ Church, Moldgreen.
Brother of Private CHARLES WINDLE killed in action, 15.9.1916, and Ordinary Seaman SHEARD WINDLE drowned at sea, 12.12.1917.

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