Cedric Charles Graves (1891-1916)

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:

GRAVES, CEDRIC CHARLES. Driver. No T/35991. Army Service Corps, attached to Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. Born Lockwood, Huddersfield, in 1891. Son of George and Clara Graves. Educated Rastrick Common Council School. Attended Mount Pleasant Chapel, Lockwood. Employed as a painter and decorator by Hirst and Barraclough, of Brighouse. At the time of enlistment, in September 1914, was living at 3A Hill Crest, Woodhouse, Brighouse. Died of pneumonia on 5.9.1916 in Egypt. He was 25 years of age. Buried CAIRO WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, EGYPT. Grave Location:- H, 49.
ROH:- Mount Pleasant Chapel, Lockwood; Brighouse War Memorial; Rastrick War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Army Service Corps
  • died: Tuesday, September 5, 1916
  • age: 25 years
  • record ID: 474104