Allan Hinchcliffe (1893-1917)

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:

HINCHCLIFFE, ALLAN. Private. No 235069. 2/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth 12.12.1893. Son of the late Joseph Hinchcliffe, of Holmbridge, and of Mrs Dickinson of 'The Victoria Hotel', Meltham. Educated Field End School and was also a scholar at the Holmbridge Church Sunday School. Was a member of the Holmbridge Cricket Club. Employed by Messrs T. and J. Tinker at Bottoms Mill. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Was wounded during the fighting on the Somme in September, 1916. Was treated in England and returned to France in February, 1917. Reported missing at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial; St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission