Hubert Irvin Hirst (c.1895-1917)

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.
Hubert Irvin Hirst

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HIRST, HUBERT IRVIN. Private. No 5360. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Golcar. Son of Mitchell Hirst, 13 West End Road, Golcar. Employed by Messrs Pearson Brothers at Victoria Mills, Golcar. Was a member of Golcar Conservative Club. Enlisted 27.3.1916. Embarked for France at the beginning of January 1917. Killed in action, 14.2.1917, aged 21 years. Buried AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row K, Grave 7.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission