John Heywood (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.
John Heywood

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HEYWOOD, JOHN. Private. No 19658 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Top of Bank, Thurstonland, 6.6.1887. Son of Eliza Heywood, 388 Blackmoorfoot Road, Crosland Moor. Employed as a stone dresser by Messrs Joe Shaw and Sons, Crosland Hill. Single. Enlisted December 1915. Reported missing at the Battle of Arras, 3.5.1917 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- 'Rising Sun' Public House, Crosland Hill; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.
Brother of Private JOSEPH HEYWOOD killed in action, 27.3.1918.

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