John Williams (1898-1917)

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:

WILLIAMS, JOHN (JACK). Private. No 26754. 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Farnworth, Bolton, 30.3.1898. Son of Elizabeth Williams, 103 Leeds Road, Bradley, Huddersfield. Educated St. Thomas's Church of England School, Bradley. Employed as a patent glazier. Single. Enlisted 8.10.1916. Died of wounds on 20.9.1917 at No 37 Casualty Clearing Station. He was 19 years of age. Buried GODEWAERSVELDE BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row E, Grave 19.
ROH:- St. Thomas's Church, Bradley.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission