Joe Baxter (c.1900-1918)

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:

BAXTER, JOE. Rifleman. No 63774. 8th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Linthwaite. Son of George Henry and Sarah Ann Baxter, 124 Radcliffe Road, Crimble, Slaithwaite. Killed in action near Rheims, France, 27.7.1918, aged 18 years. Buried in COURMAS BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row G, Grave 10.
ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial; St. James' Church, Slaithwaite; Slaithwaite War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission