Edwin Ashworth (1890-1917)
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:
- ASHWORTH, EDWIN. Guardsman. No 28758. 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards. Born, 7.2.1890, at 14 Hawk Street, Huddersfield. Son of James Armitage. Attended Huddersfield Parish Church School and Paddock Council Schools. Worked as a Confidential Clerk. Enlisted 1.1.1917. Reported killed in action at the Battle of Cambrai, 27.11.1917. Commemorated on the CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; commemorated on his parents' headstone in Edgerton Cemetery.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private EDWIN ASHWORTH
- regiment: Grenadier Guards
- died: Tuesday, November 27, 1917
- record ID: 1750862
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1750862)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #83698)