Ben Littlewood (1886-1918)

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:

LITTLEWOOD, BEN. Private. No 23189. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Honley. Son of Mrs Littlewood, of Moorbottom, Honley. Employed by Messrs B. Vickerman and Sons Limited, Thongsbridge Mills. Enlisted in the Holme Valley Battery of the Royal Field Artillery in June, 1916, but was discharged. He was afterwards recalled to the Colours and joined the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Reported missing, presumed killed, on 12.4.1918, 30 years. Buried CABARET ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 20, Row C, Grave 11.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Honley War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission