Fred Ainley (c.1893-1917)
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
- Private FRED AINLEY
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Friday, January 5, 1917
- age: 23 years
- record ID: 95708