John Alderson Whalley (c.1890-1917)

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:

WHALLEY, JOHN ALDERSON. Fusilier. No 36311. 26th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Halifax. Son of the late John and Alice Whalley, 12 Whitcliffe Lane, Cleckheaton. Husband of May Whalley, 29 Green View, Wellhouse, Golcar. Killed in action at the Battle of Arras on 5.6.1917, agd 26 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission