John Singleton (c.1886-1917)

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:

SINGLETON, JOHN. Private. No 42441. 24th/27th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Golcar. Son of Mr and Mrs B. Singleton, 352 Scar Lane, Golcar. Employed by Messrs T. W. Thorpe Limited, Heath House Mills, Golcar. Was a member of Golcar Conservative Club. Attended St. John's Parish Church, Golcar. Enlisted 6.6.1916. Embarked for France in November, 1916. Reported wounded and missing on 9.4.1917 and afterwards presumed to have beenkilled on that date, aged 30. Buried ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row K, Grave 36.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Golcar; memorial in Golcar Churchyard.

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