Edward Sykes (c.1891-1918)
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
- Corporal EDWARD SYKES
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Friday, August 30, 1918
- age: 27 years
- record ID: 250699
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #250699)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4341280)