Arthur Longley (1899-1918)

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:

LONGLEY, ARTHUR. Private. No 57383. 17th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Formerly No 38033 Leicestershire Regiment. Born Holbeck, Leeds, 20.11.1899. Son of John Willie and Lottie Longley, 3 Charles Street, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield. Educated Crosland Moor Council School. Employed as a labourer by British Dyes Limited. Single. Killed in action near Ypres, Belgium, 10.9.1918, aged 18 years. Buried PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL). Grave location:- Plot 1, Row K, Grave 5.
ROH:- Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; memorial in Lockwood Cemetery.

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