George Alfred Greenwood (1894-1916)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- GREENWOOD, GEORGE ALFRED. Private. No 2163. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Lindley 26.3.1894. Son of Emma Greenwood, 15 Longroyd Lane, Longroyd Bridge, Huddersfield. Educated St. John's Church of England School. Employed as a labourer by David Brown and Son Limited. Had served with the local Territorials before the war. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Embarked for France April 1915. Killed by the explosion of a shell during the battle of the Somme, 2.7.1916, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private GEORGE ALFRED GREENWOOD
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Sunday, July 2, 1916
- record ID: 787470
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #787470)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1457578)