John William Toulcher Longbottom (1890-1917)

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John William Toulcher Longbottom

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

LONGBOTTOM, JOHN WILLIAM TOULCHER. Private. No 30671. 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment. Born Scholes Square, Northgate, Huddersfield, 20.11.1890. Son of Mr and Mrs Longbottom, 88 Lockwood Road, Lockwood. Educated Rashcliffe Church of England School. Employed as an engineer's labourer by Messrs Clayton and Sons, Karrier Works, St. Thomas's Road, Huddersfield. Attended St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe, Lockwood. Single. Enlisted 16.6.1916. Embarked for France on 3.10.1916. Killed in action at the Battle of Arras on 9.4.1917, aged 19 years. Buried NEUVILLE VITASSE ROAD CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row B, Grave 8.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; memorial in Almondbury Cemetery.

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