Private Abraham Jenkins
34502 19th Liverpool Regiment
Died of Wounds 11th April 1917
Lived at 5 Holton Street
Buried in Warlincourt Halte Cemetery, France
St Peters Memorial, Burnley
Burnley Express 21st April 1917

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.






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