Fred Earnshaw (c.1898-1918)

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:

EARNSHAW, FRED, MM. Lance Corporal. No 43452. 1/5th Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. Born Meltham. Son of Arthur and Charlotte Earnshaw of Wentworth Farm, Meltham. Prior to enlistment was employed as a joiner. Awarded the Military Medal posthumously. Killed in action, 1.10.1918, aged 20 years. Buried CANTAING BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row B, Grave 4.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission