Ernest Oldroyd (1895-1916)

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Ernest Oldroyd

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

OLDROYD, ERNEST. Private. No B/21023. 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Born 211 Yews Hill Road, Lockwood, 30.3.1895. Son of Mr and Mrs Oldroyd, 211 Yews Hill Road, Lockwood. Educated Mount Pleasant Council School, Lockwood. Employed as a spinner by Messrs James Shires and Sons, Milnsbridge. Enlisted 2.2.1915. Killed in action, 12.3.1916, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Lockwood.

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