Cecil John Howitt (c.1894-1918)

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:

HOWITT, CECIL JOHN. Corporal. No 265962. 2/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment, attached 185th Trench Mortar Battery. Son of John Thomas and Charlotte Eleanor Emma Howitt of Stoke, Lincolnshire. Husband of Hetty Howitt, of Elm Street, Skelmanthorpe. Employed by Messrs Edwin Field and Sons, Tentercroft Mills. Enlisted November 1914. Killed in action, 24.4.1918, aged 23 years. Buried GOMMECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY No 2. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row H, Grave 21/22.
ROH:- St. Aidan's Church, Skelmanthorpe.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission