James Sykes Thewlis (c.1886-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- THEWLIS, JAMES SYKES. Lance Corporal. No 203011. 1/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of James and Ruth Hannah Thewlis of Upperthong, Holmfirth. Educated St. John's School and attended Upperthong Sunday School. Employed by Mr W. Hardy at Prickleden dyeworks. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war. Died of wounds, 20.10.1918, aged 32 years. Buried TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row A, Grave 51.
- ROH:- Upperthong War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Lance Corporal JAMES SYKES THEWLIS
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Sunday, October 20, 1918
- age: 32 years
- record ID: 4027437
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #4027437)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4396940)