Fred Baxter (c.1873-1917)

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:

BAXTER, FRED. Corporal. No 241360. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Lived 38 New North Road, Crimble, Slaithwaite. Married. Employed by Messrs John Haigh, oil merchants, Slaithwaite. Enlisted October 1915. Embarked for France January, 1917. Died of wounds to arm and thigh, 7.5.1917, aged 43 years. Buried in St. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. Grave location:- Block P, Plot 2, Row J, Grave 12A.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission