James Flatley (c.1894-1915)

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:

FLATLEY, JAMES. Corporal. No 9193. 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales' Own). Born County Galway, Ireland. (Both parents deceased). Nephew of Mr and Mrs C. Reid, 154 Lea Head, Blacker Road, Birkby. Educated in County Galway Catholic Schools. Employed as a mason's labourer. Lodged with Mrs Davis in Rosemary Lane, Huddersfield. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Wounded at Hooge, near Ypres, 4.6.1915. Died of a haemorrhage from the lungs at St. Thomas's Hospital, London, 8.7.1915. Buried St. MARY'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY, KENSALL GREEN, HAMMERSMITH, LONDON. Mr and Mrs Reid went to London and were present at his burial at Kensall Green Cemetery, London, on 13.7.1915.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission