George Townend (1900-1918)

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:

TOWNEND, GEORGE. Private. No 24719. 49th Battalion Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 4041 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Fartown 12.1.1900. Educated Hillhouse Council School. Employed as a cloth finisher. Enlisted February 1915. Killed in action on 13.10.1918, near Cambrai. He was 18 years of age. Buried NAVES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row A, Grave 14.

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