Ernest Dransfield (1885-1917)

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:

DRANSFIELD, ERNEST. Private. No 241302. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Crosland Hill, 11.10.1885. Son of Mr and Mrs Tom Dransfield, 8 Quarry Road, Crosland Hill. Educated Milnsbridge National School. Employed as a teaser by Messrs J. Wimpenny and Company, Linthwaite. Enlisted 1.8.1915. Died of wounds at No 10 Casualty Clearing Station, 18.11.1917, aged 32 years. Buried LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 27, Row AA, Grave 6a.
ROH:- 'Rising Sun' Public House, Crosland Hill; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private NORMAN DRANSFIELD killed in action, 18.4.1915.

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