Edwin Herbert Frisby (c.1881-1918)

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:

FRISBY, EDWIN HERBERT (TED). Trooper. No L/12834. 9th Lancers (Queen's Royal). Born St. Helens, Lancashire, 24.12.1882. Son of Tom and the late Sarah Frisby, 25 Arpley Street, Warrington. Educated Spring Grove Board School, Huddersfield. Husband of Helen Gertrude Frisby, 49 Blackhouse Road, Fartown. Employed as a carter on the London and North Western Railway. Had served in the South African War and in India. Called up as a Reservist, 5.8.1914, in the 9th Lancers in which he had served for 22 years. Died of gunshot wounds to the buttock and pelvis in No 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 24.3.1918, aged 36 years. Buried ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 29.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; London and North Western Railway Company Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers
  • died: Sunday, March 24, 1918
  • age: 36 years
  • record ID: 78579