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:
- APPLEYARD, HAROLD HARRY. Private. No 41514. 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. (Formerly No 19881 Duke of Wellington's Regiment). Born 30.12.1889 at Hebble Bridge, Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Son of Mrs Mary Hannah Appleyard, 'The Miner's Arms', Fartown. Worked in the warehouse of Messrs Whitwam and Schofield, Lion Arcade. Was treasurer of the Great Northern Street Chapel Young Men's Bible Class. Enlisted 8.4.1916. Killed at the Battle of Arras, 28.4.1917, aged 28 years. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Great Northern Street Congregational Church; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission