James Womersley (1889-1917)

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:

WOMERSLEY, JAMES. Gunner. No 365782. 245th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Almondbury 15.10.1889. Educated Central School, Almondbury. Employed as a machine warper. Married. Lived 116 Bradley Mills Road, Huddersfield. Enlisted 20.7.1916. Died of wounds, 20.9.1917, aged 27 years. Buried LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY, ZILLEBEKE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row A, Grave 10.

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