Ernest Woodhead (1889-1917)

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:

WOODHEAD, ERNEST. Lance Corporal. No 46427. 11th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Formerly No 140998 Royal Engineers. Born Paddock, Huddersfield 10.5.1889. Brother of Miss Woodhead, Croslands Crescent, Brow Road, Paddock. Educated Paddock Church of England School. Attended Paddock United Methodist Church. Employed as a clerk in the West Riding Police office at Keighley. Lived Keighley. Single. Enlisted 8.1.1915. Died of wounds at No 10 Casualty Clearing Station on 27.10.1917, aged 28 years. Buried LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 21, Row G, Grave 5.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock; Shared Church, Paddock.

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