Herbert Wadsworth Sykes (c.1890-1917)

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:

SYKES, HERBERT WADSWORTH. Private. No 20246. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of the late Mr. Ben Sykes. Lived Austonley, Holmbridge, Holmfirth. Employed as a confectioner. Enlisted April 1916. Invalided home in November suffering from trench feet. Returned to France on 10.5.1917. Killed in action, 9.8.1917, aged 27 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission