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:
- AINLEY, FRED. Private. No 23974. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of William and Emma Ainley, 2 Bolster Moor, Golcar. Attended Clough Head Council School and Sunnybank Baptist Chapel. He was one of a family of ten children, five boys and five girls. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Ben Hall and Sons, Milnsbridge. Enlisted April 1916. Killed by a shell on 5.1.1917, aged 23 years, Buried in MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row Q, Grave 8.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.
- Brother of Private JOSEPH AINLEY, who died of wounds, 24.5.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission