George Palmer (1893-1918)

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:

PALMER, GEORGE. Private. No 32868. 'A' Company, 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Scotland 1.3.1893. Educated in Scotland and Ireland. Husband of Martha Palmer, 24 Trinity Street, Huddersfield. Employed as a derrick crane driver by Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons. Enlisted 4.10.1917. Killed in action near Cambrai on 21.9.1918, aged 25 years. Buried GOUZEAUCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row E, Grave 3.
ROH:- Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission