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Duckworth, WIlliam Henry (1896-1916)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: William Henry Duckworth (1896-1916), born 5 November 1896, son of William Henry Duckworth (Barrister-at-Law) and Emme Duckworth, of 46 Upper Gloucester Place, London.

 

Attended Broad Oak Preparatory School, Northwood.

 

Attended Sherborne School (School House) September 1910-July 1914.

 

WW1, in March 1915 joined the Inns of Court O.T.C., obtaining in July 1915 a commission in the Lancashire Fusiliers 20th Battalion. He was wounded at Neuve Chapelle on 22-23 March 1916 and died at Le Treport, in No.3 General Hospital, on 14 April 1916. Buried at Le Treport Military Cemetery, Plot 2. Row O. Grave 19.

 

Commemorated at:

Le Treport Military Cemetery, Plot 2. Row O. Grave 19 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/116913/DUCKWORTH,%20W...

 

Widcombe War Memorial www.warmemorial.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/3i.html

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.

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