Herbert Clegg (1892-1918)

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:

CLEGG, HERBERT. Private. No 29388. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 11 Hillhouse Lane, Huddersfield, 20.4.1892. Son of Mrs Annie Saville (formerly Clegg), 14 Grayson's Yard, Chapel Hill, Huddersfield. Educated at Lockwood Church School. Employed as a woollen piecer at Bridge Street Mills, Lockwood. Single. At the time of enlistment was living at 10a Stoney Battery, Crosland Moor. Enlisted 5.9.1916. Killed in action, 26.5.1918, aged 26. Buried AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row M, Grave 33.

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