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:
- ARMITAGE, EDWARD STONEY. 2nd Lieutenant. 76th Army Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Formerly Private, Honourable Artillery Company. Born 42 Blacker Road, Birkby, 29.3.1898. Son of James Willie and Maude Annie Armitage, 7 Water Street, Huddersfield. Educated at Mr Wild's College School, Huddersfield, and Drax Grammar School, Selby. Worked as an apprentice in the manufacturing sector before enlisting on 24.7.1916. Was given a commission in June, 1917. Killed in action, 29.8.1918. Buried in DOUCHY-LES-AYETTE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row E, Grave 8.
- ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Huddersfield College School; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Second Lieutenant EDWARD STONEY ARMITAGE
- regiment: Royal Field Artillery
- died: Thursday, August 29, 1918
- age: 20 years
- record ID: 582698