James Ernest Farrar (1896-1917)
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:
- FARRAR, JAMES ERNEST. Private. No 203680. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 45 Albert Street, Lockwood, 26.4.1896. Son of Mr and Mrs W H Farrar, 6 Blamires Yard, Swan Lane, Lockwood. Educated Mount Pleasant Council School, Lockwood. Employed as a labourer by Messrs John Quarmby and Sons, paper bag manufacturers, East Parade, Huddersfield. Enlisted 1.3.1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, 20.3.1917, aged 21 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated LOOS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Lockwood Baptist Church; Emmanuel Church, Lockwood; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JAMES ERNEST FARRAR
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Tuesday, March 20, 1917
- record ID: 2942194
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #2942194)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1200341)