Joe Edwin Sykes (c.1899-1918)
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:
- SYKES, JOE EDWIN. Private. No 81071. 1/7th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Born Golcar. Lived 6 Scar Top, Golcar. Died at Frelon as a Prisoner of War on 15.9.1918, aged 19 years. Buried GLAGEON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row L, Grave 4.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; Golcar Baptist Church.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private SYKES
- regiment: Durham Light Infantry
- died: Sunday, September 15, 1918
- age: 19 years
- record ID: 286884
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #286884)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4342124)