Author Topic: Whereabouts of 1st/5th Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regt.  (Read 1110 times)

Offline Krazykat87

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Re: Whereabouts of 1st/5th Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regt.
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 06 December 17 22:16 GMT (UK) »
3rd Sept 1916 was Spen Valleys blackest day of war.Lots of the lads were in West Riding TF and were part of this attack.
There's a great thread on it with photos on the Great War Forum.

Ady

Mmm do you have a link to that thread?
One of my relatives died in October 1916 and Iím trying to learn as much about where they were and what they doing as another family member was also in the same regiment but survived till 1917

They were both from holmfirth and I know there were a lot more who sadly died from here too :-(
Holmfirth, Austonley, Hoylandswaine etc: WIBBERLEY and FIELD
Marriages from above names to....CROOKS, WHITELEY, KAYE, DEARNALLY
Waterford, Ireland: POWER and SULLIVAN (Osullivan also)

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Re: Whereabouts of 1st/5th Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regt.
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 07 December 17 01:26 GMT (UK) »
http://1914-1918.invisionzone.com/forums/topic/36608-49th-west-riding-division/

There's a lot on forum about holmfirth by Tony Lund.

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Lowe(Lower Gornall-Castleford)
Blackburn (Castleford)
Sidwell(Ledsham)
Fairburn(Hartshead)
Wood(Liversedge)
Tallon (Whittington Lancs/Hartshead West Yorkshire)

Researching all Great War soldiers from the Spen Valley of West Yorkshire Especially lads from the Cleckheaton Company of 1/4th West Riding Regiment.

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