Arnold Hirst (c.1896-1916)

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Arnold Hirst

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HIRST, ARNOLD. Private. No 12500. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Milnsbridge. Son of Mr and Mrs H. Hirst, 15 Dowker Street, Milnsbridge. Lived with his sister at 99 Whitehead Lane, Primrose Hill, Huddersfield. Prior to enlistment, was employed as a chain maker by Messrs. Learoyd Brothers and Company at Trafalgar Mills, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Attended the Young Men's Class at St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge. Enlisted September, 1914, and embarked for France in June, 1915. Came home on leave at Christmas, 1915. Died of wounds, 12.11.1916, aged 20 years. Buried St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. Grave Location:- Block O, Plot 1, Row P, Grave 6.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Learoyd Brothers; Longwood War Memorial.

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