John Wallace Wiseman (1881-1918)

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:

WISEMAN, JOHN WALLACE. Sergeant. No 46443. 1st Staffordshire Yeomanry. Formerly No 4982 19th Hussars. Born Almondbury 18.3.1881. Youngest son of Mr and Mrs J Wiseman, 5 Arnold Street, Birkby. Educated Huddersfield Higher Grade School, New North Road, Huddersfield. Employed by the London and North Western Railway Company as a railway shunter. Husband of Lizzie Wiseman, 182 Bradford Road North, Fartown, Huddersfield. Saw service in South Africa where he was wounded. He was awarded the King's Medal with four clasps. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Died of pneumonia on 27.12.1918 in Beirut, Lebanon, aged 37. Buried BEIRUT BRITISH WAR CEMETERY. Grave location:- Grave No 243.
ROH:- Christ Church, Woodhouse Hill; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial; London and North Western Railway Company Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission