Fred Stanley Wright (1889-1916)

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:

WRIGHT, FRED STANLEY. Private. No5/4581. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 18.11.1889. Son of William Henry and Pamela Wright, 238 Halifax Old Road, Grimscar, Huddersfield. Educated Hillhouse Council School. Employed as a porter by Messrs Boots Limited, chemists. Single. Enlisted October 1915. Killed by a shell whilst on sentry duty on 12.8.1916 during the Battle of the Somme. He was 27 years of age. Buried CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row J, Grave 6.
ROH:- Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; All Saints Church, Paddock; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission