Clement Arthur Wilson (1891-1917)
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:
- WILSON, CLEMENT ARTHUR. Private. No 24990. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Launceston Street, Halifax, 5.10.1891. Son of Edwin and Annie Wilson, 107 North Street, Lockwood, Huddersfield. Educated Newsome Church of England School. Employed as a locomotive engineer by the London and North Western Railway Company. At the time of enlistment, was living at 45 Colne Road, Damside, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted in the local Territorial battalion in June 1908. Wounded on two occasions. Reported missing, presumed killed, near Hooge on 20.9.1917, aged 25 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Spiritualist's National Church, Huddersfield; London and North Western Railway Company Roll.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private CLEMENT ARTHUR WILSON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Thursday, September 20, 1917
- age: 25 years
- record ID: 875283