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.
Joe Willie Senior (1884-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- SENIOR, JOE WILLIE. Private. No G/22932. 11th Battalion Royal West Surrey Regiment (The Queen's). Born Shepley. Son of John Senior of Shepley. Married Miss Alice Lodge at Emley on 9.11.1914. Lived Clegg Terrace, Shepley and at Folly Hall Cottage, Kirkburton. Employed as a traveller and agent by the Calder Vale Agricultural Trading Society, Elland. Attended Shepley United Methodist Church and was a member of the choir. Enlisted January 1917. Died of wounds, 23.9.1917, aged 33 years. Buried OUTTERSTEENE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row B, Grave 28.
- ROH:- Shepley War Memorial; All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton.