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:
- EARNSHAW, HERBERT ADAM.Rifleman. No A/7919. 8th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born 28 Leeds Road, Huddersfield, 4.1.1893. Son of Lewis and Edith Earnshaw, Primrose Lane, Far Dene, Kirkburton. Educated at St. Andrew's School, Leeds Road, Huddersfield. Was a teacher at Kirkburton National School. Single. Enlisted 30.11.1915. Reported missing, presumed killed, 4.4.1918, aged 25 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated POZIERES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission