Charles Dalby (c.1869-1918)

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:

DALBY, CHARLES. Regimental Quarter Master Sergeant. No 107736. 51st (Graduated) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Married. Wife and family living at 18 Lindrick Street, Longwood. Had seen 23 years service in the Army and went through the South African War, for which he received the Queen's Medal with 6 clasps. At the outbreak of the war was employed by Messrs Hirst and Mallinson, of Longwood, as time-keeper. Was a Primo in the Order of Buffaloes. Re-enlisted in August, 1914, and had served at Gallipoli. Died suddenly at Thoresby Camp, 20.6.1918, aged 48 years. Buried with full military honours in St. JOHN'S CHURCHYARD, GOLCAR. Grave location:- A, North-West, 92.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission