John Henry Peel (c.1887-1917)

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:

PEEL, JOHN HENRY. Private. No 46630. 11th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Thurstonland, Holmfirth. Son of James and Eliza Ann Peel of Millmoor, Meltham. Husband of Jane Peel, Sefton Lane, Meltham. Killed in action at Passchendaele, 20.9.1917, aged 30 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.
Brother of Private NORMAN PEEL killed in action, 23.4.1917.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission