Ernest Littlewood (c.1894-1916)

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:

LITTLEWOOD, ERNEST. Corporal. No 2179. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Lived 126 Woodhead Road, Hinchliffe Mill. Attended Holmbridge Wesleyan Chapel and was a member the Holmbridge football club. Employed as a weaver at Digley Mill. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Reported missing, presumed killed, on 18.9.1916, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission