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:
- STANLEY, ADA. Staff Nurse. Territorial Nursing Service. Born Moss, near Doncaster, 8.12.1871. Daughter of William and Harriet Stanley. Trained as a nurse at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. At the time of enlistment, was living in Manchester. Enlisted in January, 1915, at the 3rd Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. Left for the Dardenelles in July, 1915, on a hospital ship. Contracted dysentery on board the hospital ship, Mauretania, on a return trip to England but she refused to leave her post until every sick soldier was conveyed ashore. She then collapsed and died on 22.12.1915 at the Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, aged 46. Buried St. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD, ARMITAGE BRIDGE, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- in North-west part.