This page is part of an ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, or who served in the military.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- AINLEY, FRED. Private. No 18063. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 9.8.1894. Son of John and Ellen Ainley, 20 Rose Street, St. Andrew's Road, Huddersfield. Educated at St. Andrew's Church of England School and Rashcliffe Church of England School. Employed as a cloth finisher for Messrs John Lee Walker and Sons, of Deighton. Was a member of the Ramsden Street Men's Own Class. Enlisted January 1916. Killed in action at the Battle of the Somme on 12.10.16, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Northumberland Street Primitive Methodist Church and School.
- Brother of Private WILLIE AINLEY, killed in action, 9.4.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission