George Frederick Dearnley (1897-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

DEARNLEY, GEORGE FREDERICK. Private. No 240340. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Rosebery Street, Birkby, 10.4.1897. Son of Mr John H. Dearnley, Thornton Lodge Hall, Crosland Moor. Educated at Almondbury Grammar School. Attended Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church. Employed as an engineer's apprentice. Single. Enlisted August 1914. Killed in action near Bullecourt, 4.7.1917. Buried QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY, BUISSY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row H, Grave 30.
ROH:- Almondbury Grammar School; Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Huddersfield Drill Hall; memorial in Lockwood Cemetery.

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