James Albert Fawcett (c.1893-1915)

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James Albert Fawcett

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

FAWCETT, JAMES ALBERT. Private. No 1871. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Son of Mr and Mrs William Fawcett of Netherleigh, Marsden. Attended Marsden Congregational Sunday School. Employed as a dyer's labourer by Mr John Ed Crowther at Bank Bottom Mills. Was a keen cricketer and won a medal in Marsden Cricket Club's championships in 1913. Enlisted at the outbreak of war. Died of wounds to the head, 21.11.1915, aged 22 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row G, Grave 7a.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission