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:
- BATES, DONALD. Lance Sergeant. No 241660. 6th Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Son of Norris and Ellen Bates of Edgerton Road, South Shore, Blackpool. Reported missing, presumed killed at the Battle of Cambrai, 30.11.1917, aged 25 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING. (Brother of Private NORMAN BATES, who died of sickness in Mesopotamia, 29.6.17, q.v.)
- ROH:- memorial in Salendine Nook Churchyard, 46E.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission