Lawrence Doughty (1894-1917)

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Lawrence Doughty

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

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

DOUGHTY, LAWRENCE. Private. No 203406. 2/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 3 Ramsden's Yard, Charles Street, Huddersfield, 29.10.1894. Educated at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic School. Employed as a ring cropper by Messrs Alfred Sykes and Company, rug manufacturers, of Viaduct Street, Huddersfield. Single. Lived with his sister Miss M. Dougherty at 3 Ramsden's Yard. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Killed in action at the Battle of Cambrai, 25.11.1917, aged 23 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.

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