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:
- BROOK, ESNOR. Private. No 241788. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar in 1880. Son of Mr and Mrs Joe William Brook of Slantgate, Kirkburton. Employed as a woollen spinner by Messrs W. Singleton and Company, Brook Mills, Kirkburton. Enlisted March 1916. Died of septic poisoning on 17.6.1917, in Hamelin Internment Camp, Germany, where he had been held as a wounded Prisoner of War, aged 36 years. Buried in NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, CASSEL, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 10, Row F, Grave 17.
- ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission