KOYLI WW1 France 1917  Speight family photo
John Wood

KOYLI WW1 France 1917

My 23 year old Uncle Walter Speight having
what seems to be a wash on the battle fields of France!
B Company 6th platoon 3 section Kings own Yorkshire Light infantry (K.O.Y.L.I.)

Sadly Walter Speight was killed soon after this photograph was taken
he died of wounds on the 10th June 1917. I have his Soldiers own Diary which is a wonderfully preserved document of his short lived army career. ... show more

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Photo taken at Poperhinge France on
KOYLI WW1 France 1917

Walter Speight

Born: ca. 1894
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: Walter Speight at 23 years old