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:
- BAINES, GEORGE. Lance Corporal. No 15442. 9th (Service) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born School Street, Old Town, Barnsley. 10.8.1886. Married to Clara Baines and lived at 36 Leymoor Bottom, Longwood. Worked as a blacksmith's striker. Enlisted 10.10.1914. Killed in action between Scimitar Hill and Sulajik, Suvla, at Gallipoli on 9.8.1915. He was 29 years of age. Commemorated on the HELLES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING, GALLIPOLI.
- ROH:- Longwood War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission