Arthur Riley (c.1883-1915)

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Arthur Riley

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

RILEY, ARTHUR. Private. No 2958. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Outcote Bank, Huddersfield. Educated St. Thomas's Church of England School. Employed as a road sweeper by the Huddersfield Corporation and at nights worked behind the curtain at the Theatre Royal, Huddersfield. Married, with four children. Lived 28 Victoria Road, Lockwood. Enlisted 4.9.1914. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Killed instantly by a shell on 9.5.1915. Buried RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row H, Grave 29.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

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