Joe Harry Hoyle (c.1883-1914)

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:

HOYLE, JOE HARRY. Private. No 8262. 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Siddal, Halifax. Son of Mr and Mrs John Hoyle, 3 Chapel Lane, Milnsbridge. Prior to enlisting in the army, in 1905, was employed by Messrs B. and J. Whitwam and Sons Limited, Stanley Mills, Golcar. Had served nine years in the army and, under ordinary circumstances, would have been discharged in November, 1914. Had been stationed in York and Richmond and was in South Africa for two or three years after the war. Had occupied the position of waiter in the Officer's Mess. Killed in action, 30.10.1914, aged 31 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Milnsbridge War Memorial.
Brother of Private ARCHIBALD CYRIL HOYLE died in India, 19.4.1917.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission