Herbert Milnes (?-1917)

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:

MILNES, HERBERT. Private. No 241825. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Almondbury. Son of J. and Edith Milnes, 113a Watercroft, Almondbury. Educated Almondbury Council School. Employed as a builder's labourer by British Dyes Limited. Single. Enlisted 24.3.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Almondbury War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission