James Sykes (c.1890-1917)

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:

SYKES, JAMES.Private. No 29160. 7th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Almondbury. Son of Mrs Mary Sykes of Penistone Road, Fenay Bridge, Huddersfield. Reported missing, presumed killed, 13.5.1917, aged 26 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Lepton Parish Church; Almondbury War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission