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:
- BEARDSELL, ALBERT. Private. No 240351. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 5 Garden Street, Lockwood 12.4.1893. Son of the late John and Sophia Beardsell. Educated at Rashcliffe Church School. Lived with his sister, Mrs Emily Mosley, 96 Nursery Terrace, Newsome Road, Huddersfield. Employed as a woollen shrinker by Messrs John Crowther and Sons. Attended St. Matthew's Church, Primrose Hill, and was in the cricket, athletic and football clubs of that church. Enlisted 7.8.1914. Embarked for France April, 1915. Wounded in November, 1915, and returned to France at the end of May, 1916. Reported wounded and missing, 3.9.1916, aged 23. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. Matthew's Church, Primrose Hill; St. John's Church, Newsome; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission