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:
- AVERY, EDGAR. Private. No 29615. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Berry Brow, Huddersfield, 3.11.1897. Son of Edwin and Mary Avery, 64 Parkgate, Berry Brow. Attended Berry Brow Council School. Worked as a farmer's assistant at Lower Park Farm, Berry Brow. Enlisted 3.10.1916. Reported wounded and missing near Monchy, east of Arras, 31.8.1918, aged 20 years. Commemorated on the VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission