Joseph Patrick O'Brien (c.1888-1917)

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:

O'BRIEN, JOSEPH PATRICK. Sergeant. No 240944. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Huddersfield. Married, with two children. Lived 84 Bankfield Road, Moldgreen, Huddersfield. Employed as a tram conductor on the West Vale and Almondbury routes of the Huddersfield Corporation Tramways Department. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Bullecourt on 3.5.1917, aged 28 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen; Huddersfield Drill Hall; Huddersfield Corporation Roll.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission