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:
- WIDER, ALBERT EDWARD. Private. No 32624. 15th/17th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (1st Leeds Pals). Born Marsden. Second son of William Wider. Lived Sandhurst Cottages, Marsden. Employed by Messrs J and J Bottomley, plasterers and painters, of Marsden. Enlisted May 1916. Embarked for France November, 1916. Killed in action on 25.3.1918, near St. Leger, by the bursting of a shell. He was 37 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission