Joseph William Stead (1897-1918)

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:

STEAD, JOSEPH WILLIAM. Signaller. No 95092. Royal Fusiliers, posted to 2/4th Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Formerly No 43076 6th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Leeds 16.2.1897. Son of the late Herbert and Alice Amelia Stead, 4 Barrow Buildings, Moldgreen, Huddersfield. Brother of Nellie and Gertie Stead. Educated Moldgreen Council School. Employed as a weaver. Single. Enlisted 3.6.1916. Reported wounded and missing on 10.8.1918 and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date, aged 21. Has no known grave. Commemorated VIS-en-ARTOIS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Fusiliers
  • died: Saturday, August 10, 1918
  • age: 21 years
  • record ID: 1749135