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Born: 1894
Died: 2 December 1917
Buried: Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension
Address: Westgate, Baildon
Occupation: Apprentice to Albert Halliday, ornamental ironworks
Rank: Pte
Rolls of Honour: Baildon Methodist Church; Baildon
Regiment: Duke of Wellington’s
Tom Whitehead
On 12 October 1917, the Shipley Times & Express noted: Pte Tom Whitehead of Baildon, is enjoying a holiday at home after more than two years of foreign service. Enlisting in the West Yorks Regt in February 1915, he trained at North Shields and went out to Malta in August 1915 on garrison duty. After completing his two years’ service in this capacity he was transferred to France. Previous to joining the colours, Pte Whitehead had almost completed his apprenticeship with Mr Albert Halliday, ornamental ironworker, of Baildon. He is 23 years of age.
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