1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

William John Jenkins

Contributed by: Colin Jenkins, on 2008-11-07

William John Jenkins
Rank
First Name William John
Surname Jenkins
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

Served with the Duke of Wellingtons Regiment; arrived in France 6th. Sept. 1914 with the B.E.F. died 5th May 1915 as a result of one of the first gas attacks, in the battle for Hill 60.

died 5th May 1915 as a result of one of the first gas attacks

Buried in divisional cemetry, Vlamertinghe, nr Ypres.

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