John Wareing Biltcliffe (1895-1916)

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.
John Wareing Biltcliffe

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BILTCLIFFE, JOHN WAREING. Acting Bombardier. No 1440. 1/2nd East Lancashire Royal Field Artillery. Born Diggle. Lived Marsden. Second son of George and Ada Biltcliffe of 52 Brantfell Road, Blackburn and formerly of Marsden. Was in business with his father as a butcher before joining the forces on 2.2.1915. On Sunday, 23.1.1916, his horse fell on him whilst in training at Uckfield, Sussex. He was admitted to hospital in Brighton where he died of his injuries on 29.1.1916, aged 20 years. Buried in St. BARTHOLOMEW'S CHURCHYARD, MARSDEN. Grave location:- SE, 7, 21.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission