Sam Gudger Gledhill (1895-1916)
Born Sam Gudger Gledhill, but known as Jack.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- GLEDHILL, JACK GUDGER. Private. No 2206. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment, attached 147th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Born Golcar 9.3.1895. Son of Mrs Lena Gledhill, 5 Thornhill Avenue, Lindley. Educated at Oakes Council School. Was a member of Oakes Baptist Sunday School. Employed as an electrician's apprentice by Messrs J. A. Taylor and Company, Macaulay Street, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 10.9.1914. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Had been twice wounded and once in hospital suffering from trench fever. Killed in action at Thiepval as he advanced with his gun to the German lines, 3.9.1916, aged 21 years. Buried CONNAUGHT CEMETERY, THIEPVAL. Grave location:- Plot 12, Row M, Grave 10.
- Brother of Private STANLEY GLEDHILL killed in action, 22.3.1918.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private S. G. (JACK) GLEDHILL
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Sunday, September 3, 1916
- age: 21 years
- record ID: 526724
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #526724)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1360658)