John Hinchliffe (1878-1918)

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:

HINCHLIFFE, JOHN. Private. No 235191. 2/7th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born Highroyd, Honley, 6.10.1878. Son of the late William and Sarah Ann Hinchliffe. Lived 229 Rose Cottages, Yews Hill Road, Lockwood. Educated at Newsome Church School and Armitage Bridge Church of England School. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs Crowther and Vickerman at Crosland Moor Bottom. Played cricket with the Hall Bower team. Was a member of the Newsome Adult School. Married. Enlisted November 1916. Wounded at Bullecourt, 3.5.1917. Killed in action, 16.3.1918, aged 39 years. Buried ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row A, Grave 13.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome; St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe.

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