Fred Roebuck (1894-1919)

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:

ROEBUCK, FRED. Private. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lower Oldfield, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth, 6.9.1894. Son of Harry Roeburck, 25 Taylor Hill Road, Huddersfield. Educated Berry Brow Board School. Employed as a tailor. Single. Enlisted 1916. Was a Prisoner of War in Germany. Died at home, 26.1.1919, at 25 Taylor Hill Road, Huddersfield, from pneumonia contracted as the result of treatment during the time he was in Germany.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; Taylor Hill Primitive Methodist Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.