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:
- ENGLAND, ARTHUR. Private. No 4741. 2/5th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Born Penistone. Lived Cumberworth. Son of Ben and Janet England. Prior to enlistment he worked as a carrier between Huddersfield and Cumberworth. Single. Was a member of the Cumberworth Wesleyan Reform Choir. Enlisted March 1917. Died of wounds at No 4 Casualty Clearing Station, 7.3.1917, aged 36. Buried VARENNES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row I, Grave 83.
- ROH:- Denby Dale and Cumberworth War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission