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:
- ARCHARD, FREDERICK JOHN. Private. No 2798. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr and Mrs J. G. Archard, Springdale Hall, Longroyd Bridge. Employed by Messrs Netherwood and Dalton, printers, Huddersfield. Served in the Territorials before the war. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Hit in the head by a German sniper's bullet while repairing a damaged parapet, 22.8.1915, aged 23 years. Commemorated on the MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission