Albert Roberts (c.1889-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- ROBERTS, ALBERT. Sergeant. No 23090. 13th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Born Milnsbridge. Son of Mr and Mrs Charlie Roberts, 12 Mount Street, Milnsbridge. Employed as a book-keeper by the late Mr Fred Sykes, butcher, Westgate, Huddersfield. Was a well known local vocalist and was formerly principal bass at Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield, but at the time of enlisting was choirmaster at Christ Church, Linthwaite. During training he conducted a soldier's choir which won first prize at Winchester Eisteddford in 1915. Enlisted January 1915. Was twice recommended for a commission. Died of wounds at No 56 General Hospital on 31.5.1918, aged 28 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 67, Row E, Grave 9.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #505243)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3758121)