George Sykes (1880-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- SYKES, GEORGE. Private. No 32603. 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Clough Top, Almondbury, 12.5.1880. Son of Frank and Mary Ann Sykes, 174 Almondbury Bank, Huddersfield. Educated Moldgreen Council School. Employed as a labourer. Single. Enlisted 6.5.1916. Wounded in October 1916. Died in Edinburgh War Hospital of wounds on 11.5.1917, aged 37 years. Buried ALMONDBURY CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- K, 'C', 243.
- ROH:- Almondbury War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private GEORGE SYKES
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Friday, May 11, 1917
- age: 37 years
- record ID: 2752060
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #2752060)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4341563)