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:
- BARKER, GEORGE WHITWELL. Private. No 23443. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Linthwaite. Husband of Mabel Barker, 18 Pogg Hall, Upper Clough, Linthwaite. Employed as a weaver by Messrs George Mallinson and Sons Limited. Was a member of the Linthwaite Cricket Club. Killed in action, 28.8.1917, aged 31 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission