Frank Roebuck (c.1885-1917)

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:

ROEBUCK, FRANK. Private. No 241645. 'C' Company, 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Carr Street, Marsh, Huddersfield. Son of Mr and Mrs Herbert Roebuck, 95 Longwood Road, Huddersfield. Educated Paddock Council School. Attended Paddock Congregational Church. Employed as an assistant in the Northumberland Street branch of the Huddersfield Industrial Society. Single. Enlisted 16.3.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt on 3.5.1917, aged 31. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; Shared Church, Paddock; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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