James Arnold Dearnley (c.1885-1917)

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James Arnold Dearnley

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

DEARNLEY, JAMES ARNOLD. Private. No 7693. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Living 3 Bank Nook, Slaithwaite. Married Mary Shaw in December, 1914. One child. Employed as a teaser by Mr John Edward Crowther, Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Attended Slaithwaite Wesleyan Chapel. Enlisted 4.8.1916. Embarked for France a fortnight before Christmas, 1916. Was admitted to the No 20 Casualty Clearing Station on 16.2.1917, with severe wounds in the shoulder and the head. He never regained consciousness and died, 18.2.1917, aged 31 years. Buried WARLINCOURT HALTE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row A, Grave 1.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

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