Herbert Ellis (1894-1916)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

ELLIS, HERBERT. Private. No 242072. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Longroyd Bridge 21.8.1894. Son of Walter and Mary Ellis, 85 Thorne Road, Thornton Lodge, Crosland Moor. Educated at Paddock Church Schools. Employed as a worsted and woollen weaver. At the time of enlistment, was living at 19 Queen Street, Paddock. Single. Enlisted 7.4.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt, 3.9.1916, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Shared Church, Paddock; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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