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Humes, W., Pte., 1918

Wheatley Hill: James Pasby

In Niederzwehren Cemetery Kassel, Hessen, Germany, is the Commonwealth War Grave of 277306 Private Ward Humes serving with the 1st/7th Battalion Durham Light Infantry who died 04/06/1918.

In Wheatley Hill Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
my dear husband
Ward Humes
died Aug. 16th 1929
aged 71 years
Also Ann Humes
who died Nov. 22nd 1936
aged 76 years

Rest in Peace

Also Pte. Ward Humes 5th D.L.I.
son of the above
died a prisoner of war in Germany
June 4th 1918 aged 24 years
Also Margaret Ann
daughter of the above
died may 25th 1920 aged 39 years

At Rest

Ward Humes is remembered at Wheatley Hill on W114.01, W114.02 and W114.06

He is also remembered in The DLI Book of Remembrance page 141

The CWGC entry for Private Humes

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk