Private 62086 - West Yorkshire Regiment
(Prince of Wales's Own) 9th Battalion
Killed in Action Flanders 4th Nov 1918 : Age unknown
Valenciennes (St. Roch) Communal Cemetery; ref III. B. 24
Born Stavely, Derbyshire; Enlisting at Mansfield; Ben's barest personal details remain elusively, except for record stating Huthwaite residence when enlisted for service under a West Yorkshire Regiment.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Age family and home details unconfirmed.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 BENJAMIN GRIFFITH, born Staveley, enlisted Mansfield, resides Huthwaite. Private, 62086 9th. Battalion Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regt.) Killed in action, France and Flanders, 4th. November, 1918
Written 23 Jul 06 Revised 07 Feb 09 © by Gary Elliott