James Edward Mellor (c.1896-1916)

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:

MELLOR, JAMES EDWARD. Private. No 242024. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of James Mellor, 8 Flush House, Holmfirth. Educated Hall School. Played the cornet in the Holme Brass Band. Employed as a piecer at Yew Tree Mills. Killed in action, aged 20, on 3.9.1916 in the attack on the Schwaben Redoubt. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holme and Holmbridge War Memorial; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission