Edwin Dakin (1895-1918)
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:
- DAKIN, EDWIN. Private. No 250760. 1/6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Formerly No 3849 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born The Heys, Thongsbridge, 20.10.1895. Son of George and Sarah Jane Dakin, Cold Hill, Berry Brow. Educated at Berry Brow Council School. Attended Berry Brow Wesleyan Church. Employed as an engine man at Armitage Bridge Mills. Married. Enlisted October 1914. Reported missing, 29.9.1918, and afterwards presumed died on that date. Buried GRAND SERAUCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row D, Grave 8.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private DAKIN
- regiment: Durham Light Infantry
- died: Sunday, September 29, 1918
- record ID: 579829
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #579829)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1077779)