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:
- ARMITAGE, ARTHUR EDWARD. Lance Corporal. No 29126. 7th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. Born Schofield's Yard, Moldgreen 29.8.1892. Son of Mr and Mrs Thomas William Armitage, 30, Smithy Lane, Moldgreen. Attended Moldgreen Council School. Worked as a dyer for Messrs. J. Holroyd and Company, Seed Hill, Huddersfield. Was a member of St. Michael's (Somerset Road) Young Men's Bible Class. Enlisted 27.3.1916. Died from gunshot wounds to abdomen at No 19 Casualty Clearing Station, Etrun, near Arras 22.7.1917. Buried in DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row N, Grave 48.
- ROH:- Moldgreen War Memorial; Christ Church, Moldgreen; Almondbury War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission