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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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.
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.