Charlie Lord (1893-1916)

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Charlie Lord

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

LORD, CHARLIE. Private. No 1790. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Longwood 13.9.1893. Son of the late Edgar and Elizabeth Lord. Educated Newsome School and New Street Council School. Lived with his sister, Amelia Firth, 52 Dewhurst Road, Fartown. Was a member of the Woodhouse Young Men's bible class. Employed as a cloth shrinker by Messrs J. Holt and Company. Single. Was a member of the local Territorials before the outbreak of the war. Enlisted 9.8.1914. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Killed in action during the Battle of the Somme, 17.9.1916, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

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