James Edward Kelly (1889-1917)

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:

KELLY, JAMES EDWARD. Private. No 31745. 2/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield 12.9.1889. Educated St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School. Employed as a tram driver by the Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department. Married, with two children. At the time of enlistment was living at 124 Bradford Road, Huddersfield. Enlisted 28.5.1917. Embarked for France on 3.10.1917. Killed in action at the Battle of Cambrai, 21.11.1917, aged 28 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission