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:
- SMITH, ABRAHAM. Driver. No 107720. 40th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Born Huddersfield. Son of Lot and Elizabeth Smith, Fields Head Farm, Upper Clough, Linthwaite. Was a member of the Linthwaite Wesleyan Young Men's Class. Enlisted in the army in 1916, after being refused entry into the Royal Navy. Embarked for France but was invalided home on account of ill health. Died at the Southern General Hospital, Oxford, on 18.2.1917, aged 19 years. Buried with full military honours at LINTHWAITE WESLEYAN METHODIST BURIAL GROUND. Grave location:- Grave No 538.
- ROH:- Linthwaite.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission