Arthur Rushworth (c.1894-1917)

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:

RUSHWORTH, ARTHUR. Gunner. No 25653. 'A' Battery, 168th (Huddersfield) Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Younger son of Alfred and Mary Ann Rushworth, 244 Halifax Old Road, Grimscar, Huddersfield. Was an apprentice with Mr Ellis Brooke, printer, Market Place, Huddersfield. Enlisted June 1915. Died of wounds at No 11 Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 22.11.1917, aged 23 years. Buried St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. Grave location:- Block P, Plot 3. Row P. Grave 11a.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; commemorated on his parents' headstone in Edgerton Cemetery, Huddersfield.
Brother of Private TOM RUSHWORTH died of wounds, 25.7.1918.

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