Edmund Priestley (c.1895-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- PRIESTLEY, EDMUND. Private. No 47374. 22nd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Milnsbridge. Son of Mr and Mrs S. D. Priestley, 36 Scar Lane, Milnsbridge. Educated Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge. Employed as a weaver by Messrs F. Calverley and Company Limited, Dale Street Mills, Longwood. Attended St. Michael's Mission Church where he was a Sunday School teacher and a member of the choir. Enlisted July 1916. Embarked for France on New Years Day 1917. Died, 5.6.1917, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; St. John's Church, Golcar; Crow Lane Board School, Milnsbridge.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private EDMUND PRIESTLEY
- regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
- died: Tuesday, June 5, 1917
- age: 21 years
- record ID: 1619768
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1619768)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3600293)