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:
- BAILEY, ALBERT. Private. No 267406. 1/6th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Underbank, Holmfirth. Son of John and Emma Bailey of Underbank. Attended Holmfirth Parish Church where he was a sidesman and a singer. Was a member of the Holmfirth Harriers. Enlisted in the Royal Field Artillery during the summer of 1916. Embarked for France on Boxing Day, 1916. Transferred to the Northumberland Fusiliers. Came home on leave at the beginning of 1918 but became ill and died in Royds Hall Hospital on 6.2.1919, at the age of 23 years, after being in hospital practically the whole of the time. Buried in HOLY TRINITY BURIAL GROUND, HOLMFIRTH. Grave location:- N, 5.
- ROH:- Underbank War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission