Arthur Weldrick (c.1885-1915)

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.


Arthur Weldrick (c.1884-1915)

Arthur Weldrick was born at Mapplewell, Barnsley, the son of coal miner & hewer Joseph Weldrick and his wife Elizabeth.

At the time of the 1901 Census, 15-year-old Arthur was working as a "driver in coal mine".

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

WELDRICK, ARTHUR. Private. No 8351. 2nd Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Born Barnsley. Son of Mr and Mrs Weldrick, 7 Castlereagh Street, Barnsley. Employed by Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department. Killed in action, 18.2.1915, aged 30 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission