Killed in action at Neuve Chapelle between 11 & 18 March 1915
Private No, 1544 1st Battalion Highland Light Infantry son of William Whitehurst of 31 Cove Street, Beverly Road, Hull. Born 27 February 1897. Educated Trinity House School, Hull. After leaving school was apprenticed to Messrs. Wright & Bacon, Shipowners. Joined 1st Highland Light Infantry 6 August 1914 served with the Expeditionary Force in France and was killed in action at Neuve Chapelle, between 11 March and 18 March 1915.
Research by Jonathan Vernon