Fred Randolph Womersley (c.1897-1918)

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:

WOMERSLEY, FRED RANDOLPH. Lance Sergeant. No 43077. 35th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 4192 Shropshire Light Infantry. Born Deighton, Huddersfield. Son of Clifford and M A Womersley, of 'Highfield', Trinity Street, Shrewsbury, and formerly of Huddersfield. Attended Milton Church Sunday School. Enlisted at the age of 16 in August, 1914. Killed in action, 26.3.1918, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated POZIERES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Lance Serjeant FRED WOMERSLEY
  • regiment: Machine Gun Corps
  • died: Tuesday, March 26, 1918
  • age: 20 years
  • record ID: 851527