George Albert Mellor (c.1887-1918)

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:

MELLOR, GEORGE ALBERT. Private. No 29/631. 12/13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Upperthong, Holmfirth. Son of Sandy and Rose Emma Mellor, The Victoria Inn, Holmfirth. Educated at St. John's Day School and Sunday School and was a member of the bible class. Served his apprenticeship with Messrs Haigh Brothers, plasterers and concreters, of Holmfirth. Was a member of the Cartworth Moor Cricket Club and the St. John's football club. Enlisted May 1916. Embarked for France after fourteen weeks training. Wounded twice and gassed once. Killed in action, 8.10.1918, aged 31 years. Buried PROSPECT HILL CEMETERY, GOUY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row F, Grave 7.
ROH:- Upperthong War Memorial.

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