John Edward Lockwood (?-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:

LOCKWOOD, JOHN EDWARD. Lance Corporal. No 241381. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Lived 18 Daisy Street, off St. Andrew's Road, Huddersfield. Married, with two children. Employed at the Huddersfield Corporation Destructor works. Was a keen sportsman and played both cricket and football. He was at one time Captain and professional for the Paddock Cricket Club and he also played with the Bradley Mills and Denby Dale cricket clubs and the Denby Dale and Meltham football teams. Enlisted November 1915. Reported missing, 3.5.1917, at the Battle of Bullecourt and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission