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:
- ABBY, ALBERT. Private. No 53069. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 1886. Son of John M. and Hannah Abby, 22 Ash Grove Road, Huddersfield (1901 Census). Married Miranda Harrison in 1908. Lived 27 Slades Road Golcar, father of 3 children. Employed at Messrs John Crowther and Sons, woollen spinners, Milnsbridge. Enlisted July 1918. Embarked for France after the signing of the Armistice and had only been there for three days when he was killed whilst clearing the battlefield, 10.12.1918, aged 32 years. Buried DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row C, Grave 34.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission