Jack Robertshaw (c.1898-1917)

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:

ROBERTSHAW, JACK. Private. No 14868. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Dewsbury. For many years prior to the war had lived with Mr and Mrs Simeon Quarmby, Broad Oak Farm, Linthwaite and was well known to the milk customers in Linthwaite and Milnsbridge. Had been wounded on one occasion and spent his convalescence with Mr and Mrs Quarmby. Killed in action, 9.10.1917. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission