James Henry Peckitt (c.1898-1917)

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:

PECKITT, JAMES HENRY. Private. No 59925. 1/6th Battalion The Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Born Highburton near Huddersfield. Son of Thomas R. and Mary E. Pickett of Broomstile, Kirkburton. Employed by Messrs Singleton and Company, Brookfield Mills, Kirkburton. Enlisted January 1917. Killed in action in Israel, 6.11.1917, aged 19 years. Buried BEERSHEBA WAR CEMETERY, ISRAEL Grave location:- Row F. Grave 6.
ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission