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:
- BARDEN, FRED. Private. No 21961. 8th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. Born Thunderbridge, Kirkburton. Son of Godfrey Barden. Attended the Methodist New Connection, Shelley. Embarked for France February, 1916. Was wounded in the head in June, 1916, and was in hospital for eight weeks. Was killed a few days after he resumed his duties. Killed in action, 10.8.1916, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Shelley.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission