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:
- GLEDHILL, ALBERT. Sergeant. No 23891. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born New Hey Road, Oakes, Huddersfield, 18.2.1882. Son of Mr J. Gledhill, Dalton Bank Road, Colne Bridge, Bradley. Educated at Oakes Council School, Lindley. Employed as a night piecer by Messrs T. and H. Blamires Limited, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Was a member of the Cliffe End Working Men's Club. Played in the Linthwaite and Milnsbridge Socialist Brass Bands. Married, with five children. Lived 64 Cliffe End Hill, Longwood. Enlisted July 1915. Embarked for France in October, 1916. Severely wounded in the jaw and shoulder on 10.12.1916. Died of his wounds at No 9 Casualty Clearing Station on 13.12.1916, aged 34 years. Buried CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row E, Grave 14.
- ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.
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