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Second Lieutenant John Collinge Chadwick

 
 

Harrogate Herald - 4th April 1917

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Second Lieutenant John Collinge Chadwick, West Yorks Regiment (Leeds Rifles), who was killed on March 25th, was born in 1879. He was the youngest son of the late William Chadwick, of Leeds and Harrogate, and was educated at Rossall, and afterwards became a director in the firm of Messrs Chadwick Bros., cloth manufacturers of Leeds. he enlisted at the Inns of Court OTC, and after training at Berkhamstead and the Curragh, was given his commission in July, 1916. He went to the front on September 22nd the same year. He married in June, 1908, Alice Fowler, daughter of the late John Wilfred Fowler, of Harrogate, who, with two children, survives him.

His General writes as follows : 

He was a very gallant officer and a fine leader. He had gained a great reputation in his battalion, and his commanding officer considered him a very resourceful and capable officer. In addition to this he was much beloved by his brother officers and by his men. I feel that the Division has suffered a serious loss by his death.

 

SDGW

8th Battalion (Leeds Rifles) (Territorial), Prince os Wales's (West Yorkshire Regiment)

Second Lieutenant John Collinge Chadwick

Died : 25th March 1917

KIA

 

 

CWGC

In Memory of

J C CHADWICK

Second Lieutenant 1st/8th Bn., West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own) who died on Sunday, 25th March 1917.

Commemorative Information

Cemetery:

LAVENTIE MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number:

III. F. 10.

 

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