Jim Wadsworth (1898-1918)

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:

WADSWORTH, JIM. Private. No 269299. 2/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Daisy Lea, Outlane, 11.9.1898. Son of Mr and Mrs Ben Wadsworth, 20 Hall Street, Longwood, Huddersfield. Educated Goitfield Schools, Longwood. Employed as a warehouseman. Single. Enlisted 19.7.1917. Killed in action near Rheims, 20.7.1917, aged 19 years. Buried MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row C, Grave 8.
ROH:- Outlane Trinity Methodist Church; Longwood Wesleyan Chapel; St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission