George Durrans (c.1884-1916)

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.
George Durrans

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

DURRANS, GEORGE. Private. No 29/287. 9th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Cleckheaton. Son of William and Alice Durrans, 7 King Street, Lindley. Before the outbreak of war worked as a compositor at the 'Worker' office, Market Street, Huddersfield. Attended the Lindley Church Young Men's Bible Class. Single. Enlisted April, 1916. Killed in action, 9.11.1916, 32 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Lindley.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission