Frederick Quarmby (c.1892-1916)

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Frederick Quarmby

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

QUARMBY, FREDERICK. 2nd Lieutenant. 7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Mr and Mrs J. W. Quarmby, Spark Green, Meltham. Educated Almondbury Grammar School and Huddersfield Technical College. Was awarded a scholarship to Leeds University, where he obtained his BSc. degree with honours. Was retained on the staff of the University where he was engaged in research work. A member of the University Officers' Training Corps and was granted a commission in the Duke of Wellington's Regiment in July, 1915. Was married only a few months before he left for France in May 1916. Husband of Esther Ann Quarmby, Clarke Lane, Meltham. Attended Meltham Wesleyan Church and was a local preacher on the Holmfirth circuit. He was last seen in the trenches on the 17.9.1916. On the 18.9.1916 he was reported missing, presumed killed, aged 24. Buried LONGEAU BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row B, Grave 14.
ROH:- Almondbury Grammar School; St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Leeds University Roll of Honour.

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