George Henry Dyson (c.1886-1915)

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 Henry Dyson

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

DYSON, GEORGE HENRY.Private. No 2003. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Slaithwaite. Son of George and Eliza Dyson, 11 Booth Banks, Slaithwaite. Employed by Mr Joseph Thomas, woollen manufacturer. Single. Enlisted 31.8.1914 and embarked for France in April, 1915. On the night of the 24.6.1915, he was out with a working party, constructing trenches, when he was shot in the head and never regained consciousness. He was 28 years old. Buried RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY, FLEURBAIX. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row B, Grave 9.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission