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Reform Club First World War Members

Here are the biographies of the nine men of Walkley Reform Club who fought and died in the First World War.

Click on a name to read their biography, see photos and records, and watch a video of the Walkley Historian’s presentation of the man’s life.

George Barnett, Plumber, 163 Providence Road, died age 22 at Arras.

James Craven, Metalsmith, 35 Parsonage Crescent, died age 25 at the Somme.

Frank Hartley, Auctioneer’s Clerk, 35 Aldred Road, died age 23 at the Somme.

Isaac Haycock, Insurance Cleark, 192/194 Howard Road, died age 23 at the Somme.

Frederick Moses, Student, 25 Westonville Terrace, died age 22 at the Somme.

Archie Shelley, Gas Man, 68 Camm Street, died age 24 at the Royal London Hospital.

Arnold Turner, Assayer, 269 South Road, died age 26 at the Somme.

Arthur Wall, Silversmith, 28 Fir Street, died age 27 at Ypres.

Leonard Walmsley, Teenager, 54 Winter Street, died age 18 at St Quentin Canal.

The memorial windows to the nine men

The Reform Club memorial windows to the nine men, now restored.


About Bill Bevan

Bill Bevan is an archaeologist, writer, photographer and heritage interpreter.

One comment on “Reform Club First World War Members

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