Fred Whitaker


Died of wounds on 30/10/1917 aged 39. He was 204350 “D” Company, 2nd Bn. Duke of Wellingtons (West Riding Regiment). MIC – Victory and British War medals. Born at Shelf, Yorks, he enlisted at Halifax. The son of Sam and Selina Whitaker; husband of Cordelia Whitaker of 28 Cross Lane, Stone Chair, Shelf. Fred is buried at Shelf (Bethel) Methodist Chapelyard, S. 53.












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