Charles Taylor Whiteley (c.1886-1918)
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:
- WHITELEY, CHARLES TAYLOR. Lieutenant. 2/8th Battalion, attached 14th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Son of the late Tom and Ada Taylor of Huddersfield. Was a member of two old Huddersfield families. He was a grandson of the late William Whiteley, machine maker, of Lockwood, and of the late Joseph Taylor, iron and steel merchant, of Huddersfield. Educated Pembroke College, Harrogate, and later at the Bradford Grammar School. He was an architect and surveyor and was engaged as assistant with Mr Rhodes Calvert of Forster Square, Bradford. Enlisted in 1915 in the Artist's Rifles. Later he was gazetted as a Second Lieutenant into the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Died of wounds at No 39 Stationary Hospital on 1.7.1918. He was 32 years of age. Buried AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row G, Grave 6.