John Willie Berry (c.1897-1917)

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:

BERRY, JOHN WILLIE. Private. No 333411. 9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Born Honley. Son of John and Clara Berry, Owen Terrace, Bradshaw Road, Honley. Employed at Rock Mills, Brockholes. Attended Woodroyd United Methodist Church. Embarked for France June, 1917. Killed in action, 25.9.1917, aged 20. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Honley War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission