John Charles Sharrocks (c.1890-1916)

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 Charles Sharrocks

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

SHARROCKS, JOHN CHARLES. Private. No 3551. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Hayfield, Derbyshire. Lived Spring Terrace, Binn Road, Marsden. Employed in the dyeshouse at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Moved to Marsden in 1913. Had been a member of the Sherwood Foresters Territorial Force for three years whilst living at Hayfield, Derbyshire. Enlisted 1916. Had been in France six months when he was killed, on 18.9.1916, during the Battle of the Somme. He was 26 years of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Marsden War Memorial.

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