Joe Willie Holdsworth (c.1884-1917)

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:

HOLDSWORTH, JOE WILLIE. Rifleman. No C/6237. 18th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. Born Huddersfield. Son of Sarah E. Holdsworth, 16 Victoria Street, Lockwood, and the late Fred Holdsworth; husband of Rebecca Holdsworth, 55 Whitestone Lane, Hillhouse, Huddersfield. Employed by British Dyes Limited. Killed instantly by a sniper on 20.9.1917, aged 33 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- South Crosland and Netherton War Memorial; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission