James Sennett (c.1877-1915)

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:

SENNETT, JAMES. Private. No 3992. 2/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Lived Huddersfield. Husband of Annie Sennett. He was travelling on a special train from Leeds to Allerton when he fell from the train. The train was between Hemsworth and South Elmsall when the accident happened. No carriage door was found open when the train pulled up and it was presumed that he fell through the window whilst leaning out on Sunday, 12.9.1915, aged 38 years. Buried STONEY ROYD CEMETERY, HALIFAX. Grave location:- K, D, 1672.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission