Jack Tomlinson (1889-1918)

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:

TOMLINSON, JACK, MM and Bar. Private. No PO/1222(S). 2nd Battalion Royal Marine Light Infantry. Born 9 Haigh's Yard, Huddersfield, 28.12.1889. Son of Harry and Sarah Jane Tomlinson, 30 High Street, Paddock. Educated Paddock Church of England School. Employed as a hairdresser at the Paddock Toilet Rooms. Was a member of the Paddock Church choir. Single. Awarded the Military Medal for 'bravery on the battlefield.' Died in No 6 Stationary Hospital from a shrapnel wound to the left leg on 27.3.1918, aged 28 years. Buried St. HILAIRE CEMETERY, FREVENT. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row E, Grave 9.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock.