Arthur Whiteley (c.1888-1918)

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:

WHITELEY, ARTHUR. Private. No 42060. 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. Born Holmfirth. Son of Joshua and Eliza Whiteley, Carr Green, Holmfirth. Educated Netherthong National School. Employed in the receiving and delivery department of Messrs T. and J. Tinker, Bottom Mills, Holmfirth. Was a keen cyclist. Enlisted in the summer of 1916. Went into training in the South of England and then went to Ireland. After that he went to East Anglia and came home to Holmfirth on his draft leave. Had been in France for five weeks when he was killed in action on 26.7.1918. He was 30 years of age. Buried LA KREULE MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row B, Grave 2.
ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission