John Pinion Sleaford (c.1890-1917)

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:

SLEAFORD, JOHN PINION. Stoker 2nd Class. No K/39557 (PO). Royal Navy. HMS Victory. Son of Charles and Hephizibah Sleaford, of Walcot Fen, Billinghay, Lincoln: husband of Ellen Sleaford, of Clayton West, Huddersfield. Died of pneumonia, 7.2.1917, aged 26 years. Buried St. OSWALD CHURCHYARD, WALCOT-NEAR-BILLINGHAY, LINCOLNSHIRE.
ROH:- Clayton West and High Hoyland War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • Stoker 2nd Class JOHN PINION SLEAFORD
  • regiment: Royal Navy
  • died: Wednesday, February 7, 1917
  • age: 26 years
  • record ID: 380033