Joseph Lawley (c.1892-1918)

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:

LAWLEY, JOSEPH. Private. No 46424. 17th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers. Formerly No 2601 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born St. Barnabas, Cheshire. Son of Ernest and Emma Lawley, 24 Peel Street, Crewe. Lived Clara Street, Fartown, Huddersfield. Employed as a fireman at Hillhouse Locomotive Sheds by the London and North Western Railway Company. Enlisted at the outbreak of war. Died of wounds at Fairfield Court Hospital, Eastbourne, 14.11.1918, aged 26 years. Buried COPPENHALL CEMETERY, CREWE, CHESHIRE. Grave location:- Grave No. 2315.
ROH:- London and North Western Railway Company Roll.

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