Ernest Sykes Pawson (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:
- PAWSON, ERNEST SYKES. Private. No 235150. 6th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Brooks Yard, Thomas Street, Huddersfield, in January 1885. Son of Mrs Pawson, 6 Hurst's Yard, Back Thomas Street, Huddersfield. Employed as a postman at the Huddersfield General Post Office. Attended Huddersfield Parish Church and was one of the secretaries of the Sunday School. Single. Enlisted May 1916. Killed in action at Passchendaele, 24.8.1917, aged 31 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private ERNEST SYKES PAWSON
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Friday, August 24, 1917
- age: 31 years
- record ID: 1636349
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1636349)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3432841)