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:
- PEACE, ARTHUR ROBERT. Private. No 307824. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Fartown, Huddersfield. Son of Harrison Kilner and Elizabeth Peace, 113 Woodhead Road, Hinchliffe Mill, Holmfirth. Educated Field End School. Attended Hinchliffe Mill Wesleyan Sunday School. Employed as a spinner by Messrs J. Bower and Sons, Dover Mills. Single. Enlisted July 1916. Embarked for France in December, 1916. Died of nephritis at a Field Ambulance station on 12.3.1917, aged 31years. Buried LA GORGUE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row C, Grave 5.
- ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission