James French (c.1893-1916)

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:

FRENCH, JAMES. Private. No 14927. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Son of the late Martin French (an old Huddersfield Veteran) and Mrs French, 8 Old Post Office Yard, Castlegate, Huddersfield. Employed by Bentley's Yorkshire Brewery Limited. Reported missing, presumed killed, 1.10.1916, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Brother of Private EDWARD FRENCH killed in action, 28.2.1916.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission