James William Woodhead (1894-1919)

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:

WOODHEAD, JAMES WILLIAM. Gunner. No 775766. Royal Field Artillery, attached 1034th Motor Transport Company, Army Service Corps. Born Leeds 4.8.1894. Son of Fred and Mary Annie Woodhead, 128 Somerset Road, Huddersfield. Educated Moldgreen School and Greenhead High School. Employed as a cashier. Single. Enlisted April 1915. Died of pneumonia following upon influenza on 17.3.1919 at 37th Stationary Hospital, Arquata Scrivia, Italy. He was 24 years of age. Buried ARQUATA SCRIVIA COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row F, Grave 2.
ROH:- Almondbury War Memorial; memorial in Almondbury Cemetery.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission