George Williamson (1884-1917)

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:

WILLIAMSON, GEORGE. Private. No 38456. 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (1st Leeds Pals). Born Lower Castle Hill, Almondbury, Huddersfield, 19.2.1884. Son of Harriet Williamson, 2 Bank Top, Lowerhouses Lane, Almondbury. Educated Lowerhouses Church of England School. Was in business on his own account as a stationer and newsagent at 10 Somerset Bridge, Moldgreen. Single. Enlisted October 1916. Killed in action on 3.5.1917 at Gavrelle during the Battle of Arras. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Almondbury War Memorial; Lowerhouses War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission