Joseph Heywood (1885-1918)

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.
Joseph Heywood

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

HEYWOOD, JOSEPH. Private. No 241513. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Top of Bank, Thurstonland, 23.4.1885. Son of Eliza Heywood, 388 Blackmoorfoot Road, Crosland Moor. Employed as a stone planer by Messrs Joe Shaw and Sons, Crosland Hill. Was a member of the Crosland Moor Working Men's Club. Single. Enlisted December 1915. Embarked for France in January, 1917. Killed in action, 27.3.1918, aged 33 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- 'Rising Sun' Public House, Crosland Hill; St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private JOHN HEYWOOD reported missing, 3.5.1917.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission