John Henry Doosey (1896-1918)

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:

DOOSEY, JOHN HENRY. Private. No 241358. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Kirkgate, Huddersfield, 11.11.1896. Educated St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School. Employed as a cloth presser by Messrs T.A. Nicholl and Sons, dyers, of Folly Hall. Husband of Edith Doosey, 5 Knight Street, Northgate, Huddersfield. Enlisted 11.10.1914. Killed in action near Cambrai, 11.10.1918, aged 33 years. Buried WELLINGTON CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row C, Grave 7.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission