Arthur Whitehead (1896-1918)

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Arthur Whitehead

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

WHITEHEAD, ARTHUR. Private. No 71001. Posted 2/2nd London Regiment, Royal Fusiliers. Formerly No 33960 3rd Reserve Cavalry Regiment. Born 5 Bombay Street, Bradford, 13.8.1896. Eldest son of Mr and Mrs H. Whitehead, 7 Back Union Street, Huddersfield. Educated Thomas Street Board School. Employed as a dyer's labourer by Mr. W. H. Murgatroyd, dyer, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 1.5.1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, on 21.3.1918, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated POZIERES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Fusiliers
  • died: Thursday, March 21, 1918
  • age: 21 years
  • record ID: 851106