Archie Douglas (c.1896-1918)

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:

DOUGLAS, ARCHIE. Rifleman. No R/19149. 13th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Stalybridge, Cheshire. Lived Colne Terrace, Manchester Road, Linthwaite. Employed as a piecer by the Colne Valley Tweed Company. Played cricket with the Linthwaite Hall cricket team. Enlisted 1915. Killed in action, 21.8.1918, aged 22 years. Buried DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row G, Grave 22.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission