Ebby Wadsworth (1898-1916)
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:
- WADSWORTH, EBBY. Acting Bombardier. No L/28096. 168th (Holme Valley) Battery, Royal Field Artillery. Born Holmfirth. Son of Ebby Wadsworth, Spring View, Malkinhouse, Holmfirth. Employed on his father's farm. Enlisted 27.5.1915. Embarked for France in January 1916. Killed in action, 3.7.1916, during the Battle of the Somme. Buried CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL. Grave Location:- Plot 12, Row K, Grave 6.
- ROH:- Cartworth War Memorial.