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:
- BURNLEY, ALBERT. Private. No 66347. 240th Company Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 29319 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Kirkheaton, Huddersfield. Lived Greenwood's Buildings, Kirkheaton. Husband of Clara Burnley. Employed by British Dyes Limited. Killed in action, 16.9.1917, aged 33 years. Buried in HESBECOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- No 6.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private ALBERT BURNLEY
- regiment: Machine Gun Corps
- died: Sunday, September 16, 1917
- age: 33 years
- record ID: 335398