John Joe Whitehead (c.1882-1918)

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:

WHITEHEAD, JOHN JOE. Private. No 38110. 6th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Greenfield. Husband of Alice Ann Whitehead, 17 Royds Terrace, Marsden. Employed as a weaver at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Was a member of Marsden Socialist Club. Enlisted September 1916. Embarked for France 31.12.1916. Killed in action, 21.4.1918, aged 35 years. Buried DIVION COMMUNAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- Grave No 3.
ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Yorkshire Regiment
  • died: Sunday, April 21, 1918
  • age: 34 years
  • record ID: 55036