William John Jenkins
Contributed by: Colin Jenkins, on 2008-11-07
|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
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.