Huddersfield Daily Examiner (01/Jan/1918) - Local Casualties

The following is a transcription of a historic newspaper article and may contain occasional errors.

LOCAL CASUALTIES.

KILLED IN ACTION.

Private LAWRENCE DOUGHERTY (23), Duke of Wellington's Regiment, has been killed in action. He went to the front with a Territorial battalion in 1915, and had since been wounded. Before the war he was employed by Messrs. Alfred Sykes and Co., rug manufacturers, Viaduct Street, and lived with his sister, Miss M. Dougherty, at 3 Ramsden's Yard, Charles Street. He attended St. Patrick's Church Schools. A brother is serving with the Eastern Mediterranean forces.

WOUNDED.

Private ARTHUR DAY, Duke of Wellington's Regiment, has been severely wounded in the right shoulder, left thigh, and left foot. He is in hospital at Bagthorpe, Nottingham, and is the younger son of Sergeant Major J. E. Day and Mrs. Day, of 1 Lister Street, Wakefield Road. He was mobilised with a Territorial battalion on the outbreak of war, and has served continuously since. He was an apprentice with Mr. H. Calam, baker, Fartown. An elder brother, Sergeant Major W. Day, has served in France since shortly after the commencement of the war.

DIED.

Sergeant CHARLES HENRY CALLAGHAN, R.F.A., son of the late Police Inspector Callaghan, of the Huddersfield Constabulary, has died in hospital at Hove from illness following wounds sustained at the front. He had served for eleven years in the army.

FROM THE CASUALTY LISTS.

The following casualties have been officially notified. Where not otherwise stated they are privates, and their next-of-kin reside in Huddersfield:—

KILLED

Machine Gun Corps.— J. W. Wright (82991).

DIED OF WOUNDS.

R.G.A. — Gunner G. McDonald (152055).
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. — A. Thompson (42370).

WOUNDED.

King's Own Scottish Borderers. — C. Jackson (20169 Mirfield).
Royal Welsh Fusiliers. — J. W. Shaw (56,112).
Duke of Wellington's Regiment. — R. Linton (241082), Cpl. C. S. Wortlev (242000), Cpl. L. Marsh (203789, Holmfirth), F. Murray (200618, Brighouse), H. O'Melia (267884, Holmfirth).
West Yorkshire Regiment. — F. N. Robinson (235197), H. Spence (258530).
Highland Light Infantry. — H. Barraclough (241631).
Tank Corps. — J. Brammall (76813), J. Popplewell (76808).

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED WOUNDED, NOW REPORTED NOT WOUNDED

York and Lancaster Regiment. — L. Stockwell (41863, Lockwood).