James Henry Hynes (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:

HYNES, JAMES HENRY. Private. No 97735. 236th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Formerly No 2141 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born John Street, Huddersfield in 1896. Grandson of Mrs C. Hynes, 12 Swallow Street, Huddersfield. Educated St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School. Employed as a millhand by Messrs Middlemost Brothers and Company Limited. Single. Enlisted in 1915. Wounded 5.12.1917. Died of wounds at No 4 Casualty Clearing Station, 6.12.1917, aged 20 years. Buried DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 14, Row F, Grave 1.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission