David Henry Wortley (1888-1917)

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:

WORTLEY, DAVID HENRY. Private. No 36310. 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Shepley. Husband of Ellen Wortley, Greenside, Shepley. Employed as a painter at Kirkburton. Killed in action, 8.11.1917, aged 29 years. Buried St. MARTIN CALVAIRE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row D, Grave 5.
ROH:- Shepley War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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