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:
- ARMITAGE, JAMES. Gunner. No 174031. 'C' Battery, 93rd Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Born 26.10.1880 at Fields Chapel Row, Lepton. Son of Robert and Eliza Armstrong. Attended Moldgreen Council School. Husband of Venitta Armstrong, 25 Grove Street, Huddersfield. Worked as a weaver for Messrs Dyson Hall and Company, Greenside, Dalton. Was Secretary for the Tandem Homing Society. Enlisted 21.9.1916. Killed in action near Poperinghe, Belgium, 1.9.1917, aged 36 years. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission