Willie Kenyon (1890-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- KENYON, WILLIE. Private. No 24363. 2/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born South Street, Huddersfield, 2.12.1890. Son of Mr and Mrs J. B. Taylor, 8 Marsh Terrace, Marsh. Educated Portland Street Church School. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs Jennens, Welch and Company, of Springwood Street, Huddersfield. Husband of Elsie Kenyon, 21 Bankfield Road, off Manchester Road, Huddersfield. Attended Holy Trinity Church and was a member of the choir for eight years. Enlisted 2.12.1915. Was killed by a sniper whilst acting as battalion runner somewhere in the lines near Cambrai on 27.11.1917, aged 26 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WILLIE KENYON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Tuesday, November 27, 1917
- record ID: 1754452