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:
- MACEY, ALBERT EDWARD. Bombardier. No 755683. 251st Brigade HQ, Royal Field Artillery. Born Plymouth 9.10.1891. Adopted son of A. W. and L. A. Macey, 56 Blacker Road, Birkby. Educated Spring Grove Council School and Huddersfield Technical College. Had served an apprenticeship to the timber trade with Messrs Jere Kaye and Company but, at the beginning of 1914, he left to take up work in the service of the Yorkshire Union of the Y.M.C.A. Attended Birkby Baptist Church. Enlisted June 1915. Received gas shell wounds on 2.11.1917. Died of the effects of gas poisoning at No 26 General Hospital, Etaples, on 12.11.1917, aged 26 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 30, Row L, Grave 6.
- ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission