Fred Turton (c.1879-1919)

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:

TURTON, FRED. Private. No 28671 West Yorkshire Regiment, transferred to No 376845 Labour Corps. Son of John and Ellen Turton, Cinderhills Road, Holmfirth. Prior to enlistment, was employed by Messrs Taylor and Littlewood Limited, Newsome Mills. Enlisted May 1916. Had been serving in Belgium with the Labour Corps. Was taken to hospital at the beginning of March, 1919, suffering from influenza and pneumonia. Died at the Holmfirth Auxiliary Hospital on 10.3.1919, where he was the last patient. He was 39 years of age. Buried LANE CONGREGATIONAL BURIAL GROUND. Grave location:- J. 7.
ROH:- Underbank War Memorial; Messrs. Taylor and Littlewood, Newsome Mills.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission