David Ainley (1898-1917)

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:

AINLEY, DAVID. Private. No 38361. 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Richard and Alice Ainley, 79 Barcroft Road, Close Hill, Huddersfield. Born 22.2.1898. Attended Newsome Church of England School. Worked as a woollen warehouseman. Enlisted 25.10.1916. Killed in action, 16.8.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission