James Arthur Heap (c.1896-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HEAP, JAMES ARTHUR. Private. No 241715. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of Sam and Mary Alice Heap of Ward Place, Holmfirth. Educated at Dobb Day School. Attended Cartworth Moor Wesleyan School. Was a playing member of the Cartworth Moor Cricket Club. Employed at Lower Mills, Holmfirth. Enlisted, 17.4.1916, on his 19th birthday. Embarked for France at the beginning of 1917. Died of wounds, 24.3.1918, aged 21 years. Buried DOULLENS COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION No 1. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row B, Grave 65.
ROH:- Cartworth War Memorial; memorial in Holmfirth Cemetery.

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