Private Abraham Jenkins
34502 19th Liverpool Regiment
Died of Wounds 11th April 1917
Lived at 5 Holton Street
Buried in Warlincourt Halte Cemetery, France
Peters Memorial, Burnley
Burnley Express 21st
Abraham Jenkins was born
in Burnley and lived at 5 Holton Street. He enlisted in Burnley as Private
34502 in the 19th Battalion of the King’s Liverpool Regiment. He
died of wounds aged 30 on Wednesday 11th April 1917 at 32nd Casualty Clearing
Station and is buried at Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty, Pas
de Calais in Grave VII D 10.
The Burnley Express of April 21st 1917
reported:- “Died of Wounds"
On Wednesday, Mrs Whittaker, of 16 , Peter Street,
Burnley received a wire from the Preston Depot stating that her brother
, Pte. Abraham Jenkins (34502), of the King’s Liverpool Regiment
died of wounds on April 11th. His death took place at the 32nd casualty
Clearing Station. Thirty years of age he was formerly a weaver at Messrs
Stansfield’s Shed. He had been at the front since July 1st”.
Abraham was also commemorated on the Pickup Croft Sunday School Memorial
which was dedicated on 16th September 1922. Pickup Croft was a mission
church of St Peter’s Parish and was also used as an Infant School.