James Crawford (c.1887-1917)
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:
- CRAWFORD, JAMES. Private. No 35278. 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Lived 6 Croft Lane, Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Educated at St. John's School, Hillhouse. Employed by Mr. W. T. Johnson, cloth finisher, Bankfield Mills, Moldgreen. Killed in action, 9.4.1917, aged 29 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- St. John the Evangelist Church, Birkby; St. Andrews' Church, Leeds Road; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JAMES CRAWFORD
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Monday, April 9, 1917
- record ID: 745962