Albert Giggle (1893-1916)

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:

GIGGLE, ALBERT. Private. No 2205. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr and Mrs R. Giggle, 44 Scar Lane, Milnsbridge. Employed as a cutter by Messrs Bairstows, Sons and Company, wholesale clothiers, of Huddersfield. Attended St. Michael's Mission Church and Sunday School, Golcar. Enlisted at the outbreak of war and embarked for France in April, 1915. When home on leave in May, 1916, he married Miss Walker, of Lindley Street, Longwood. Killed in action, 17.9.1916, (the day following his 23rd birthday). Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; St. John's Church, Golcar; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission