Jack Garthwaite (1898-1918)

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:

GARTHWAITE, JACK. Private. No 95157. Royal Fusiliers, posted to 2nd/2nd Battalion (London Regiment) Royal Fusiliers. Born Bradley Mills 23.12.1898. Son of James and Florence Garthwaite, of 24 Lane End, Dalton, Huddersfield. Educated at Kirkheaton Schools. Employed as an under-spinner by Messrs J. Fenton and Sons Limited, Bradley Mills. Single. Enlisted 2.4.1917. Wounded 20.9.1918. Died of his wounds at No 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 23.10.1918, aged 19 years. Buried ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row J, Grave 1.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Kirkheaton; commemorated on headstone in Kirkheaton Cemetery.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Fusiliers
  • died: Wednesday, October 23, 1918
  • age: 19 years
  • record ID: 78599