Clifford Fidler (1897-1915)
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:
- FIDLER, CLIFFORD. Private. No 5/2266 'A' Company, 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Leeds 14.4.1897. Son of Fred and Lily Fidler, 7a Hebble Street, Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Educated Richmond Hill School, Leeds. Employed as an engineer. Single. Enlisted in the local Territorials in April, 1913. Killed in action near Ypres, 18.9.1915, aged 18 years. Buried NEW IRISH FARM CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 17, Row E, Grave 3.
- ROH:- Milton Independent Church; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; St. Andrew's Church, Leeds Road; Huddersfield Drill Hall; commemorated on his parents' headstone in Edgerton Cemetery.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private CLIFFORD FIDLER
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Saturday, September 18, 1915
- age: 18 years
- record ID: 452305
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #452305)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1230783)