John Edward Dollive (c.1891-1917)

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John Edward Dollive

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

DOLLIVE, JOHN EDWARD. Private. No 42373. 20th Battalion (Tyneside Scottish) Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Upperthong, Holmfirth. Son of Mr and Mrs John Dollive, 18 Upperthong, Holmfirth. Employed as a carding engineer by Messrs Allen Priest of Lockwood. Was an active member of the Holmfirth Harriers Athletic Club and won five medals. Attended Upperthong Church and Institute. Enlisted June 1916. Embarked for France October, 1916. Wounded in December, 1916, which required several months treatment in hospital in England. Returned to France in July, 1917, and was severely wounded in the back and buttock on 30.8.1917. Admitted to No 13 Casualty Clearing Station, where he died of his wounds on 31.8.1917, aged 26 years. Buried TINCOURT NEW BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row F, Grave 21.
ROH:- Upperthong War Memorial.

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