George Quarmby (1889-1917)

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:

QUARMBY, GEORGE. Private. No 24256. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Formerly No 36133 Durham Light Infantry. Born Meltham 26.12.1889. Son of Mr J. W. Quarmby, 1 Helme Lane, Meltham. Educated Meltham Church of England School. Employed as a carpenter and joiner. Married. Lived 79 Church Street, Paddock. Attended Paddock Wesleyan Church. Enlisted 14.6.1916. Reported missing at the Battle of Arras on 11.4.1917. Buried BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY, ROEUX. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row E, Grave 4.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock; Shared Church, Paddock; St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.

Newspaper References

Commonwealth War Graves Commission