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:
- BALDERSTONE, HERBERT. Private. No 19884. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Wood Street, Longwood, 24.4.1884. Educated at Goitfield Board School, Longwood. Employed as a woollen weaver by Messrs B. Crosland of Oakes. Enlisted March 1916. Reported missing at the Battle of Arras, 3.5.1917. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Longwood Wesleyan Church; St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission