John Herbert Singleton (1889-1916)

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:

SINGLETON, JOHN HERBERT. Private. No 4872. 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 21 Lowergate, Longwood, Huddersfield, 9.4.1889. Son of Henry and Mary Singleton, 21 Lowergate, Longwood. Educated Paddock Council School. Employed as a woollen piecer by Messrs C. and J. Hirst of Longwood. Single. Enlisted 14.2.1916. Killed in action by shellfire on 16.9.1916, aged 27 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission