1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

John William Whitfield

Contributed by: Gay Evans, on 2008-11-08

John William Whitfield
Rank
First Name John William
Surname Whitfield
Year of Birth 1891
Year of Death 1917
Regiment Duke of Wellington's Regiment
Place of Wartime Residence Linton, North Yorkshire

John William's Story

Your family never recovered from losing their only son, brother

John's sister Florence never wanted to receive birthday cards. She didnit tell us why but when I started doing my late husbands family tree I realised that her birthday was the same day as Johns. Now we understand.

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