Hilton Whitehead Sykes (c.1894-1917)

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, HILTON WHITEHEAD. Lance Corporal. No 40427. 16th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Marsden. Youngest son of Mrs Edwin Sykes, Far New Close, Binn, Marsden. Prior to the war he lived with his widowed mother and his brother and assisted with the general work on the farm. Reported missing, presumed killed, 10.2.1917, aged 22 years. Buried SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No 1. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row E. Grave 27.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission