Arthur Boothroyd Hirst (1883-1918)

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:

HIRST, ARTHUR BOOTHROYD. Private. No 4255. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Deighton, Huddersfield, 1883. Son of Harry Boothroyd Hirst, Brick Bank, Northgate, Huddersfield. Educated Deighton Council School. Employed as a labourer. Married. Lived 4 Stott's Buildings, Upperhead Row, Huddersfield. Enlisted 1915. Killed in action, 12.7.1916. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission