Harper, Joseph

BORN WAKEFIELD 1897. SON OF THOMAS HARPER & KATHERINE FOTHERGILL (1872-1967), OF 22 , MARMADUKE STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL. SON OF A JOURNEYMAN TAILOR. HE WORKED WITH HIS BROTHER, WILLIAM, AS A BILLIARD MARKER.  HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED IN THE 9TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 14/09/1916, AGED 20.  HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.


First name:
JOSEPH
Military Number:
15429
Rank:
Private
Date Died
14/09/1916
Place died:
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Age:
20
22 , MARMADUKE STREET, HESSLE ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK