John Roberts (c.1895-1918)
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:
- ROBERTS, JOHN. Private. No 266475. 9th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 1667 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Oldham. Son of Percy and Ada Roberts, of Marsden. Fell in raid near Caiga, between Asiago and Canove, Italy, on 20.7.1918, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated GIAVERA MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING, ITALY.
- ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private ROBERTS
- regiment: Yorkshire Regiment
- died: Saturday, July 20, 1918
- age: 23 years
- record ID: 639894