Benjamin Medley (c.1895-1915)
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
- Lance Corporal MEDLEY
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Wednesday, May 5, 1915
- record ID: 93330