John Greaves (c.1896-1917)

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:

GREAVES, JOHN. Private. No 241577. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Honley. Son of Mr and Mrs Friend Greaves, Thirstin Road, Honley. Employed by Messrs Shaw Brothers, Larchfield Mills, Firth Street, Huddersfield. Enlisted March 1916. Reported missing on 3.5.1917 and later presumed to have died on that date. He was 20 of age. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Honley War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission