An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- MEAKIN, A. HERBERT. Gunner. No 26735. 75th Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Born Nottingham. Lived 1 Bankend, Heath House, Golcar. Married, with one child. Employed as a fettler by Messrs George Whiteley, of Linthwaite. Was a Reservist with only three months to serve when the war broke out. Killed in action, 24.4.1915, aged 32 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission