William John Jenkins
Contributed by: Colin Jenkins, on 2008-11-05
|First Name||William John|
|Year of Birth||1895|
|Year of Death||1915|
|Regiment||Duke of Wellington's Regiment|
|Place of Wartime Residence||Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire|
William John's Story
Pte. W.J. Jenkins 10276 of the 2nd. battallion Duke of Wellingtons Regiment died 5.05.1915 in the battle for Hill 60 nr. Ypres.
Believe he died in one of the first poison gas attacks of WW1
Buried in The Divional Cemetry nr. Ypres.
Landed in France as part of the B.E.F. on September 6th. 1914