Edward Dyson (1896-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

DYSON, EDWARD. Private. No 41567. 24th Battalion (Tyneside Irish) Northumberland Fusiliers. Formerly No 10587 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Upperhead Row 29.4.1896. Son of Willie and Betsy Dyson, 37 St. Andrew's Road, Turnbridge, Huddersfield. Educated Moldgreen Board School. Employed as a core-maker. Enlisted 19.6.1913. Embarked for France in September, 1914. Had been invalided home on two occasions suffering from trench fever. Killed in action near Arras, 28.4.1917, aged 21 years. Buried SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, FAMPOUX. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 4

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