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:
- HULMES, ALBERT. Private. No 203314. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 34 High Street, Paddock, 11.1.1897. Son of the late William and Mary Hulmes. Lived with his brother, Frank Hulmes, at 34 High Street, Paddock. Educated Paddock Council School. Employed as a warehouseman by Messrs J. Fenton and Sons Limited, Bradley Mills. Single. Enlisted 30.3.1916. Was taken prisoner by the Germans in April, 1918, and put to work behind the German lines. Was killed at Fournes, Northern France, on 21.8.1918 by a bomb dropped from an aeroplane, aged 21. Buried CABARET ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ. Grave location:- Plot 7, Row F, Grave 3.
- ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock.
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