Arthur Halstead (1893-1917)
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:
- HALSTEAD, ARTHUR. Private. No 30445 2/5th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Formerly No 3/32043 North Staffordshire Regiment. Born 'Royal Oak Hotel', 14.5.1893. Son of Emma Halstead, 2 Garden Street, Lockwood. Educated Spring Grove Board School. Employed as a packing case maker by Messrs Wilson, Travis and Company. Was a member of the Buxton Road Young Men's Bible Class. Single. Enlisted 9.11.1916. Killed in action whilst helping to carry a wounded man to the dressing station on 6.9.1917, aged 24 years. Buried AEROPLANE CEMETERY, YPRES. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 22.
- ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.
- Brother of Private FRANK HALSTEAD died of wounds 3.7.1916.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private HALSTEAD
- regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
- died: Thursday, September 6, 1917
- record ID: 449774
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #449774)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #5276130)