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:
- BAXTER, JOHN CARTER. Private. No 201781. 18th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Husband of Lily Ann Baxter, 42 Spoutfield Terrace, Station Road, Golcar. Severely wounded in the shoulder whilst serving in France in June, 1918. Received treatment at Beech Street Military Hospital, Paddock. Towards the end of October, 1918, he contracted influenza, which developed into pneumonia, and he died on Saturday morning, 16.11.1918, at Beech Street Military Hospital, Paddock, aged 35 years. Buried with full military honours at St. JOHN'S CHURCHYARD, GOLCAR. Grave location:- H, south of Church, 9.
- ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission