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:
- RAYNOR, ALBERT EDWARD. Sergeant. No 240276. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Victoria Road, Lockwood, 15.9.1896. Son of John Edward and Jane Raynor, 101 Thornton Lodge Road, Huddersfield. Educated Mount Pleasant Council School. Employed as assistant overlooker by Messrs J. Lumb and Sons Limited. Was a primary teacher at Mount Pleasant Wesleyan Sunday School. Was a member of the local Territorials prior to the outbreak of the war. Killed in action near Cambrai on 20.11.1917, aged 21 years. Buried HERMIES HILL BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Special Memorial B 2.
- ROH:- Mount Pleasant Chapel, Lockwood; Huddersfield Drill Hall.