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:
- RICHARDSON, ERNEST. Private. No 12205. 'B' Company, 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsh, 7.3.1889. Son of George and Emma Richardson, Marsh House Inn, Marsh. Educated Holy Trinity Church of England School. Employed as a tramcar cleaner by the Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department. He was a time-expired soldier who volunteered for service at the outbreak of the war. Killed at Hill 60 on 18.4.1915. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Marsh War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission