George Halstead (c.1886-1917)

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.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HALSTEAD, GEORGE. Private. No 38454. 15th (1st Leeds Pals) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born 65 South View, Paddock. Educated Paddock Church of England School. Attended Paddock United Methodist Church. Apprenticed at the Huddersfield Examiner office and remained on the staff as a linotype operator until he enlisted on 24.10.1916. Husband of Amy Halstead, Stoney Croft, Stoney Lane, Longwood. Reported missing at the Battle of Arras on 3.5.1917 and afterwards presumed to have died on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Shared Church, Paddock.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission