Dodson Shires (c.1889-1918)

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:

SHIRES, DODSON. Private. No 23585. 6th Battalion The Dorsetshire Regiment. Formerly No 38748 West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Lockwood, Huddersfield. Lived 12 Second Block, Kirkgate, Huddersfield. Employed at the Corporation Tramsheds. Reported wounded and missing on 27.8.1918 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Buried ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row Y, Grave 7.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Private SHIRES
  • regiment: Dorsetshire Regiment
  • died: Tuesday, August 27, 1918
  • record ID: 295685