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:
- MELLOR, IRVING. Private. No 20125. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of Mr and Mrs Wilson Mellor, Carr Lane, Flush House, Holmfirth. Educated Hall School. Employed firstly at Dover Mills and then at Clarence Mills, Holmbridge. Engaged to Miss Mary Jane Hirst, Lower Netherhouse, Upperthong. Enlisted April 1916. After being in France for 12 weeks he died of illness at No 39 Casualty Clearing Station on 19.10.1916, aged 28 years. Buried ALLONVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row A, Grave 21.
- ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission