Arthur George Humphries (1881-1917)

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:

HUMPHRIES, ARTHUR GEORGE. Private. No 36488. 1/7th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Stroud, Gloucestershire, in 1881. Educated at Newtown, Montgomery, North Wales. Husband of Elizabeth Humphries, 4 Newhouse Place, Bradley Lane, Huddersfield. Employed as a tram driver by the Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department. Enlisted 24.1.1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Passchendaele, 26.10.1917, aged 36. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield.

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