Charles C. McVeagh (1877-1914)

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:

McVEAGH, CHARLES C. Private. No 6525. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Derby 8.9.1877. Educated Spring Grove Board School. Husband of Isabel McVeagh, 37 Clement Street, Birkby. Employed as a tram conductor by the Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department. Was a Reservist and was called up at the outbreak of the war. Reported missing at the first battle of Ypres, 8.11.1914, and was presumed dead six months later. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission