John Robson (1899-1918)

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:

ROBSON, JOHN. Private. No 22626. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 70 Leeds Road, Huddersfield, 15.4.1899. Son of Joseph N. and Ada Robson, 122 Nursery Terrace, Newsome Road, Huddersfield. Educated St. Andrew's Church of England School and Stile Common Council School. Employed as a clerk in the Town Clerk's office at Huddersfield Town Hall. Single. Enlisted 5.4.1917. Killed in action at Martinpuich on 26.8.1918, aged 19. Buried WARLENCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row L, Grave 11.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome; Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

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