Frank Horsfall (c.1888-1917)

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:

HORSFALL, FRANK. Private. No 241651. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Son of Edwin and Rebecca Horsfall, 5 Wood Top, Marsden. Employed as a weaver at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Attended Marsden Parish Church and was a member of the Socialist Institute. Enlisted March, 1916, and embarked for France in January, 1917. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 28 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission