Fred Baxter (c.1881-1918)

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, MM. Lance Sergeant. No 306015. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr and Mrs William H. Baxter of Linthwaite; husband of Ann Baxter, 10 Spring Buildings, Hoyle House, Linthwaite. Employed as a weaver at Messrs Ben Hall and Company, Milnsbridge. Embarked for France in January, 1917. Was awarded the Military Medal in June, 1917. Killed in action, 11.10.1918, aged 37 years. Buried in WELLINGTON CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row C, Grave 4.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission