George Edward Cliffe (c.1897-1915)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- CLIFFE, GEORGE EDWARD. Private. No 3330. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 45 Manchester Road, Huddersfield. Son of Whitehead and Bessie Cliffe, 45 Manchester Road, Huddersfield. Educated at St. Paul's Church of England School. Employed as an apprentice with Messrs J. Preston and Sons, painters and decorators, of Albion Street, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 10.11.1914. Embarked for France April, 1915. Was accidentally hurt by a pickaxe while in the rear of the trenches and was invalided home. Returned to France three weeks before he was killed in action near Ypres, 11.11.1915. aged 18 years. Buried TALANA FARM CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row D, Grave 1.
- ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private CLIFFE
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Thursday, November 11, 1915
- age: 18 years
- record ID: 100101
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #100101)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #859163)