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:
- COPSEY, CHRISTOPHER SIMEON. Private. No 44960. 1/5th Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment. Born Glemsford, Suffolk. Son of Mr and Mrs Copsey, 21 Crimble Bank, Slaithwaite. Was a member of the Slaithwaite Conservative Club. Employed as a twister at the Colne Valley Tweed Company's mill at Crimble. Enlisted in 1915. Killed in action, 20.10.1917, aged 30 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission