Frederick George Hirst (1893-1918)

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:

HIRST, FREDERICK GEORGE. Private. No 31245. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Fieldhouse, Huddersfield, 18.6.1893. Son of Seth and Margaret Hirst, 9 Ashbrow Road, Fartown. Educated Deighton Council School. Employed as a packing case maker by Mr. T.A. Cockin, Waterloo Mills, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 18.3.1917. Killed in action near Arras, 31.8.1918, aged 25 years. Buried VIS-en-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row A, Grave 39.
ROH:- Sheepridge Providence United Methodist Sunday School; Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission