Joe Ramsden (1895-1918)

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:

RAMSDEN, JOE. Private. No 11912. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Charles Street, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield, 27.4.1895. Son of Mr and Mrs Jimmy Ramsden, 83 College Street, Crosland Moor. Educated Crosland Moor Council School. Employed by Messrs J. Hopkinson and Company as a mechanic. Single. Enlisted 14.8.1914. Served in the Dardenelles. Wounded on three occasions. Killed in action near Cambrai, 11.10.1918, aged 23 years. Buried WELLINGTON CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row E, Grave 2.
ROH:- Crosland Moor Wesleyan Church; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission