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:
- MEDLEY, BENJAMIN. Lance Corporal. No 16438. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr J. Medley, 128 Rashcliffe Hill Road, Huddersfield. Employed as an apprentice at Messrs Wheatley, Dyson Limited. Attended Buxton Road Sunday School. Enlisted 27.8.1914. Embarked for France on 29.4.1915. Died from the effects of gas received at Hill 60, a week later, on 5.5.1915. He was 19 years of age. Buried DIVISIONAL CEMETERY, DICKEBUSCH ROAD, VLAMERTINGHE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Row B, Grave 4.
- ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission