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:
- TOYNE, ALFRED. Private. No 32144. 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Horncastle, Lincolnshire. Had lived in Slaithwaite for four years. Employed as a baker by the Slaithwaite Equitable Industrial Society Limited. Attended St. James's Church, Slaithwaite. Enlisted May 1916. Embarked for France at the end of August, 1916. Killed by a sniper on 25.10.1916, during the Battle of the Somme. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission