Frank Crossley Dyson (1896-1918)

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:

DYSON, FRANK CROSSLEY. Private. No 240948. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Pogwell Farm, Dalton Green, Huddersfield, 27.2.1896. Son of Tom Edward and Martha Dyson, 3 Dalton Green Lane, Huddersfield. Educated Kirkheaton Church of England School. Employed by Mr Sam Leeson of Moldgreen as a butcher. Killed in action near Havrincourt, 12.9.1918, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton; Huddersfield Drill Hall; commemorated on headstone in Kirkheaton Cemetery.
Brother of Private JOHN ROLAND DYSON died of wounds, 11.8.1917.

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