James Edward Chorlton (c.1882-1917)

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:

CHORLTON, JAMES EDWARD. Private. No 38230. The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Golcar. Married. Lived 13 New North Road, Crimble, Slaithwaite. Employed as a firer by Messrs Joseph Thomas junior. Attended Zion Baptist Chapel, Slaithwaite. Enlisted 26.9.1916. Embarked for France the week before Christmas. Came home on sick leave in March, 1917, and returned to France during the latter part of July, 1917. Killed in action at the Battle of Passchendaele, 19.10.1917, aged 35 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission