Douglas Waddington (c.1899-1918)

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:

WADDINGTON, DOUGLAS. Rifleman. No 37629. 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formerly No 86691 Territorial Reserve Battalion. Born Slaithwaite. Son of Ernest and Elizabeth Waddington. 17 Netherend Road, Slaithwaite. Employed as head counterman at Messrs Wallace's grocery store at Slaithwaite. Attended the Young Men's Class at St. James's Church Sunday School. Killed in action, 11.8.1918, aged 19 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.