Edgar Garthwaite (c.1885-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- GARTHWAITE, EDGAR. Private. No 241966. 2/6th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Kirkheaton. Worked at Fields Cooperative Store, Kirkheaton, as a shop assistant. Was a member of the choir at Fields Congregational Church. Enlisted March 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 31 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private EDGAR GARTHWAITE
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Thursday, May 3, 1917
- record ID: 1558086
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1558086)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1313209)