John Wadsworth Pogson (1893-1916)

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:

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