John Wadsworth Pogson (1893-1916)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- POGSON, JOHN WADSWORTH. Corporal. No 2774. 'A' Company, 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Dingle Road, Marsh, 1.8.1893. Son of Arthur and Ellen Pogson, 29 Cliffe End Road, Longwood, Huddersfield. Educated Paddock Board School. Employed as a weaver by Messrs John Crowther and Sons, Spring Mills, Milnsbridge. Single. Enlisted 8.11.1914. Died from shrapnel wounds to the thigh at No 6 British Red Cross Hospital (the Liverpool Merchants Hospital) on 13.7.1916, aged 22 years. Buried ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 14, Row A, Grave 12a.
- ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; St. Stephen's Church, Lindley; Salendine Nook Baptist Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall; commemorated in Salendine Nook Baptist Chapel yard, F20.
- Brother of Private HARRY POGSON who died of wounds, 22.11.1917.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Corporal JOHN WADSWORTH POGSON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Thursday, July 13, 1916
- age: 22 years
- record ID: 504884
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #504884)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #3542149)