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:
- WOOD, HARRY. Private. No 29569. 7/8th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. Born Lower Castle Hill, Huddersfield, 29.8.1892. Son of William and Hannah Wood, 169 Longley, Huddersfield. Educated at Lowerhouses School. Employed as a weaver by Messrs B. Vickerman and Sons Limited, Taylor Hill. Married. Lived 167 Longley, Huddersfield. Enlisted in 1916. Wounded 28.7.1918. Died of wounds at No 2 British Red Cross Hospital on 30.7.1918, aged 26 years. Buried St SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN. Grave location:- Block Q, Plot 4, Row H, Grave 8.
- ROH:- Lowerhouses War Memorial; Almondbury War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission