This page is part of 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:
- JELFS, CHARLES EDWARDS. Private. No 21470. 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Born Denby. Son of Abel and Jessie Jelfs of Denby. Enlisted Hounslow. Killed in action, 13.7.1917, aged 20. Buried ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY, BOESINGHE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 3. Row C. Grave 4.
- ROH:- Denby Dale and Cumberworth War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private CHARLES EDWARD JELFS
- regiment: Royal Fusiliers
- died: Friday, July 13, 1917
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 101066