John Arthur Earnshaw (1896-1918)

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.
John Arthur Earnshaw

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

EARNSHAW, JOHN ARTHUR. Lance Corporal. No 305635. 2/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Thornton Lodge, Huddersfield, 8.4.1896. Son of Benjamin and Mary E. Earnshaw, 3 Crosland Street, Crosland Moor. Educated Spring Grove Council School. Attended Bentley Street (Lockwood United Methodist Church). Employed as a printer's apprentice by Messrs Wheatley, Dyson and Sons, of New Street, Huddersfield. Enlisted 11.9.1914. Killed in action, 29.3.1918, aged 23 years. Buried St. AMAND BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row C, Grave 4.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Huddersfield Drill Hall; memorial in Lockwood Cemetery.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission