Ben Ramsden (c.1885-1917)

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:

RAMSDEN, BEN. Private. No 242010. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of Hugh and Alice Ramsden, Cinderhills Road, Holmfirth. Employed by the Huddersfield Cooperative Society at the Lockwood grocery branch. Attended Holmfirth United Methodist Church and was former Sunday School secretary. Enlisted under the Derby scheme at the beginning of 1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 31 years. Buried CROISSILLES BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row G, Grave 2;
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Underbank War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission