George Robshaw (c.1896-1918)

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:

ROBSHAW, GEORGE. Private. No 110127. 10th Battalion The Tank Corps. Formerly No 219465 Royal Field Artillery. Born Castleford. Son of Mary Robshaw and the late George Henry Robshaw, 43 Robroyd, Wellhouse, Golcar. Attended Wellhouse Church and Sunday School. Killed in action, 9.8.1918, aged 22 years. Buried CHIPILLY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 1.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; memorial in Wellhouse Churchyard.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Tank Corps
  • died: Friday, August 9, 1918
  • age: 22 years
  • record ID: 571230