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:
- ALLEN, FRANK. Private. No 241785. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born New Mill. Son of Mr and Mrs Ben Allen. Peter's Farm, Binn, Marsden. Worked as a weaver at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Enlisted 1916. Embarked for France January, 1917. Killed in action at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 30. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission