Anthony Fearnley (c.1889-1917)
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:
- FEARNLEY, ANTHONY. Private. No 203043. 1/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 5737 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lepton. Son of Charles Fearnley, Spa Bottom, Lepton. Employed as a piecer by Messrs John Kaye and Son, Kings Mill Lane. Enlisted 1915. Died of wounds (gas), 25.7., aged 28 years. Buried COXYDE MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row K, Grave 41.
- ROH:- Lepton Parish Church.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private ANTHONY FEARNLEY
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Wednesday, July 25, 1917
- age: 28 years
- record ID: 89594
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #89594)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1212414)