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:
- ARMITAGE, ALBERT. Private. No 18048. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr and Mrs Walter Armitage, Bank Bottom, Shelley. Worked for Messrs Firth Brothers, Bank Bottom Mill. Was a member of the Shelley Brass Band. Enlisted in January, 1915. Embarked for France in 1916 and was wounded in the same year. Died of wounds at No 19 Casualty Clearing Station, Etrun, near Arras, 28.3.1918, aged 24 years. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row F, Grave 47.
- ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Shelley.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission