Joseph Berry (1898-1918)

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:

BERRY, JOSEPH, MM. Private. No 240283. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 35 Lockwood Road, Huddersfield 11.6.1898. Son of the late Arthur and Annie Berry. Educated at Rashcliffe Church School, Huddersfield. Employed as an engineering apprentice by Messrs David Brown and Sons Limited, Park Works, Lockwood. Single. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Awarded the Military Medal in September 1918. Seriously wounded with gunshot wounds to the lungs and chest on 10.10.1918 and died at a Casualty Clearing Station on 13.10.1918, aged 20 years. Buried in BUCQUOY ROAD BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row F, Grave 41.
ROH:- St. Stephen's Church, Rashcliffe; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission