Arthur Whitehead (1896-1918)
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:
- 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
- Private ARTHUR WHITEHEAD
- regiment: Royal Fusiliers
- died: Thursday, March 21, 1918
- age: 21 years
- record ID: 851106
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #851106)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #5139165)