Joe Lockwood (c.1891-1918)
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:
- LOCKWOOD, JOE. Rifleman. No 242342. 2/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment, attached 185th Trench Mortar Battery. Born Austonley, Holmfirth. Son of Mr J. T. Lockwood, 169 Woodhead Road, Holmbridge. Educated Field End School. Employed at Bridge Foundry, Holmfirth. Played cricket for the Holmbridge Cricket Club. Enlisted October 1916. Killed in action, 24.5.1918, aged 26 years. Buried GOMMECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY No 2. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row H, Grave 21/22.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Rifleman LOCKWOOD
- regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Friday, May 24, 1918
- record ID: 590193
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #590193)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2693781)