Edgar Berry (1880-1917)

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:

BERRY, EDGAR. Private. No 50598. 12th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Shepley. Son of James and Mary Ann Berry, of Greenside, Shepley; husband of Ada Berry of 2 Royal Terrace, Scar Lane, Milnsbridge. Employed by Mr Jubb, of Denby Dale, as a painter and decorator. Enlisted December 1916. Killed in action, 3.5.1917, aged 37. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Shepley War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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