Edgar Ramsden (1897-1918)

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.
Edgar Ramsden

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

RAMSDEN, EDGAR. Ordinary Seaman. No J/64610. Royal Navy. HMS Locust. Born Taylor Hill, Huddersfield 11.9.1897. Son of William and Hannah Ramsden, 97 College Street, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield. Educated Berry Brow Council Schools. Employed as an apprentice slater by Mr Alfred Bower of Crosland Moor. Attended Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church and Sunday School. Single. Enlisted 1.1.1917. Died of scarlet fever in the Shetland Isles on 4.1.1918, aged 20 years. Buried LERWICK NEW CEMETERY, SHETLAND ISLES. Grave location:- 7th Terrace, upper side, 26.
ROH:- Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Ordinary Seaman RAMSDEN
  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Friday, January 4, 1918
  • age: 20 years
  • record ID: 668264