James Oldham (c.1884-1915)

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James Oldham

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

OLDHAM, JAMES. Private. No 3/2094. 2nd Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland. Lived Mary's Rest, Slaithwaite. Employed by Messrs John Crowther and Sons, Milnsbridge. Married, with two children. Was an old Volunteer and enlisted 1.9.1914. Embarked for France on 18.11.1914. Took part in the fighting around Ypres and Hill 60, where he was wounded in the stomach on 5.5.1915. Died of wounds at No 2 Casualty Clearing Station on 7.5.1915, aged 30 years. Buried BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 163.
ROH:- St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

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