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:
- NUTTALL, ALBERT ARMITAGE (BERT). 2nd Lieutenant. 7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Only surviving son of Mr and Mrs Robert H. Nuttall, Hollins House, Marsden. Educated Marsden National School and the High School for boys, Huddersfield. He then attended Huddersfield Technical College on a course of instruction in mechanics. He then enrolled as a student in the technical department of mechanical engineering at Manchester University, where he was awarded a BSc degree. Was a member of Marsden Liberal Club and a playing member of the Slaithwaite Golf Club. In October, 1914, he joined the Manchester University Officers' Training Corps. On 23.8.1915, he was gazetted Second Lieutenant in the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. He went through training courses at Scarborough, Ripon, Clipstone and Strensall, after which he embarked for France, in July 1916 just seven weeks before he died of wounds at a field dressing station, on 15.8.1916, 20 years. Buried FORCEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row D, Grave 1.
- ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; Marsden Liberal Club; Huddersfield Drill Hall.