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:
- WRIGLEY, BEN ALLEN. Private. No 203925. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Slaithwaite, Huddersfield. Lived 62 Spa Mill Terrace, Slaithwaite. Employed by Messrs John Haigh and Company, oil merchants, Slaithwaite. Enlisted July 1916. Embarked for France in November, 1916. Killed in action at Nieuport, Belgium, on 7.8.1917, aged 29 years. Buried RAMSCAPELLE ROAD MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row A, Grave 26.
- ROH:- Carr Lane United Methodist Church, Slaithwaite; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission