Herman Ainley Holroyd (1885-1918)

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:

HOLROYD, HERMAN AINLEY. Private. No 119748. 47th Battalion Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No DM2/230618 Army Service Corps. Born Kirkburton 28.2.1885. Son of George and Sarah Ann Holroyd, Clifton House, Mount, Longwood. Educated Outlane Council School. Attended Outlane Methodist New Connection Church. Since 1907 had managed the woollen manufacturing business carried on by his father at Knighton, Wales. Husband of Mrs E. Holroyd, 11 West Street, Knighton, Radnorshire. Enlisted August 1916. Embarked for France in November, 1917. Wounded at Cambrai 26.3.1918. Died of wounds at St. Sever Base Hospital, 28.3.1918, aged 33 years. Buried St SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Block P, Plot 7, Row J, Grave 10b.
ROH:- Bethel United Methodist Church, Outlane.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission