VICTORY MEDAL to 2nd LIEUT William Gaylard WHITTAKER 23rd NORTHUMBERLAND FUSIIERS - The '4th TYNESIDE SCOTTISH' - KIA F&F 22/10/17 during 3rd Battle of Ypres

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    2.LIEUT W.G.WHITTAKER


    William Gaylard Whittaker


    Commissioned from an Officer Cadet Battalion as 2nd Lieutenant 1/8/17


    To France 26/9/17 and served with 23rd '4th Tyneside Scottish' Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers


    KIA F&F 22/10/17 during the 3rd Battle of Ypres


    Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium


    Note: 2nd Lieut Whittaker was the Sunderland friend of Arthur Linfoot, 58th Field Ambulance RAMC and is recorded in the Linfoot's personal War Diary, together with his image - Click Here


    His Officers Papers exist at TNA but we have not checked them; Ref: WO 339/99571



    With copy of his Medal Index Card, Officers Died & CWGC details


    Condition: On long old silk ribbon, NEF