James Henry Ramsden (1893-1917)

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:

RAMSDEN, JAMES HENRY (HARRY). Private. No 98790. 237th Company, Machine Gun Corps. Born Linthwaite 11.11.1893. Son of Mrs Ann Ramsden, 51 Thornton Lodge Road, Huddersfield. Educated Linthwaite Board School. Employed as a tram-driver by the Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department. Was a playing member of the Linthwaite United Amateur Football Club. Single. Enlisted 8.1.1917. Killed in action at Dickebusch, 4.10.1917, aged 33 years. Buried TYNE COT CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 59, Row D, Grave 22.
ROH:- Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Machine Gun Corps
  • died: Thursday, October 4, 1917
  • age: 33 years
  • record ID: 464364