George Froggatt (c.1896-1917)

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 Froggatt

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

FROGGATT, GEORGE. Private. No 241855. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Wakefield. Son of Mr and Mrs Matthew Froggatt, of Rowley Hill, Lepton. Attended Rowley Hill Wesleyan Sunday School and a member of the Rowley Hill Cricket Club. Employed by Messrs George Thomas and Sons Limited, Fenay Bridge. Enlisted March, 1916, and had been in France nearly twelve months when he was killed on 26.11.1917, at the Battle of Cambrai, aged 21 years. He has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Lepton Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall; memorial in Emley Churchyard.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission