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:
- FROGGATT, ARTHUR. Sapper. No 1496. 2/1st West Riding Field Company, Royal Engineers. Son of Joseph and Margaret Froggatt of Netherton. Was a cabinet maker and had been employed in Sheffield prior to enlistment but previously by Messrs J. Blakeley and Sons of Netherton. Was a member of the Netherton Wesleyan Choir. Single. Enlisted at the outbreak of war. Killed in action, 7.7.1916, aged 27 years. Buried BOUZINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row E, Grave 9.
- ROH:- South Crosland and Netherton War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Sapper ARTHUR FROGGATT
- regiment: Royal Engineers
- died: Friday, July 7, 1916
- age: 27 years
- record ID: 202577