John Francis Elliott (c.1877-1915)

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 Francis Elliott

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

ELLIOTT, JOHN FRANCIS.Stoker 1st Class. No 288465. Royal Navy. HMS Amethyst. Son of Mrs E. Strong (formerly Elliott) and John Frederick Elliott, of Barrowden, Rutland; husband of Annie Elliott, of Chapel Hill, Clayton West. Had been in the Navy before the outbreak of war and re-enlisted in January, 1915. Died of wounds received in attack on the Dardenelles, 16.3.1915, aged 37 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Clayton West and High Hoyland War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Stoker 1st Class JOHN FRANCIS ELLIOTT
  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Tuesday, March 16, 1915
  • age: 37 years
  • record ID: 3033552