Willie Poppleton (1879-1916)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- POPPLETON, WILLIE. Private. No 7269. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 1879. Son of John and Naomi Poppleton, of Almondbury. Joined the army in 1902 and served in India. Died of wounds at home, 3.11.1916, aged 37 years. Buried ALMONDBURY CEMETERY. Grave location:- X, 'C', 140.
- ROH:- Almondbury War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private WILLIE POPPLETON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Friday, November 3, 1916
- age: 37 years
- record ID: 2752056
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #2752056)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3555563)