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:
- HOYLE, HAROLD. Gunner. No 77631. 47th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Slaithwaite. Lived with his sister, Mrs John W. Hirst, 14 Hill Top, Lingards, Slaithwaite. Employed as a weaver by Messrs Ben Hall and Sons, Milnsbridge. Was a member of the Booth Banks Working Men's Club. Enlisted May 1916. Killed in action, 21.7.1917, aged 27 years. Buried DICKIEBUSCH NEW MILITARY CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row E, Grave 8.
- ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission