Irvin Bentley (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:

BENTLEY, IRVIN. Private. No 241708. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born New Mill, 28.9.1890. Educated at New Mill Church School. Employed by Messrs John Crowther and Sons, Union Mills, Milnsbridge, as a woollenpiecer. Married. Lived 5 Blamires Yard, Swan Lane, Lockwood. Enlisted 16.3.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt, 3.5.1917, aged 26 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission