George Alfred Greenwood (1894-1916)

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George Alfred Greenwood

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.

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