James Frederick Hoyle (c.1891-1917)
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:
- HOYLE, JAMES FREDERICK. Gunner. No 162511. 301st Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Halifax. Son of James Hoyle: Husband of Edith Hoyle, 7 Towngate, Marsden. Employed as a spinner by the Colne Valley Spinning Company Limited, Linthwaite. Enlisted May 1916. Embarked for France in August, 1916. On 14.11.1917, was admitted into No 49 Casualty Clearing Station suffering from severe burns accidentally received in the trenches. His wife was informed by the Sister-in-Charge that from the first his case was almost hopeless and he died of his wounds on 23.11.1917, aged 26 years. Buried ACHIET-LE-GRAND COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row P, Grave 24.
- ROH:- Marsden War Memorial; Bethel United Methodist Church, Outlane.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Gunner JAMES FREDERICK HOYLE
- regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
- died: Friday, November 23, 1917
- age: 26 years
- record ID: 295249
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #295249)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #1995928)