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:
- ARMITAGE, GEORGE. Private. No 43060. 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. (Formerly No 28885 Northumberland Fusiliers). Born Scammonden. Lived 'Swan Inn', Crimble, Slaithwaite. Was employed at Messrs W and E. Crowther Limited. Attended Deanhead Church in his younger days. Was a member of Upper Slaithwaite Working Men's Club. Embarked for France December, 1916. Killed in action 9.4.1917, aged 34 years. Buried in COJEUL BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row D, Grave 42.
- ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial; Pole Moor Churchyard Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission