Edward Sykes (c.1891-1918)

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.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

SYKES, EDWARD. Corporal. No 20387. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Stainland near Halifax. Son of Walter and the late Ruth Ann Sykes, 23 Nabbs Lane, Slaithwaite. Employed as a weaver at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Enlisted May 1916. Wounded on one occasion. Killed in action, 30.8.1918, aged 27 years. Buried VIS-en-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row E, Grave 29.
ROH:- Providence Congregational Church, Stainland; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission