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:
- ARMITAGE, FRANK. Private. No 2390. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment, attached 147th Coy. Machine Gun Corps. Born Holmfirth. Son of Sarah Ann Armitage and the late John Armitage of Holmbridge. Attended Holmbridge Church Sunday School. Was employed by Messrs W. Greenwood and Sons, Perseverance Mills. Enlisted in the local Territorials six months before the outbreak of the war. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Killed at the Battle of the Somme 3.9.1916, 20 years. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission