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:
- DYSON, ARTHUR, MM. Lance Corporal. No 22793. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of William and Emma Elizabeth Dyson, of Hey Lane Farm, Scammonden. Embarked for France at Christmas, 1916. Was awarded the Military Medal for 'taking command of his platoon and reorganising it during heavy shellfire.' He was reported missing, presumed killed, 17.10.1917, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission