Lawrence Land (1884-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- LAND, LAWRENCE. Private. No 47408. 7th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Born Huddersfield 25.3.1884. Son of John Land, 1 Ibbotson Yard, Thomas Street, Huddersfield. Educated Huddersfield Parish Church School. Employed as a fruit salesman by Mr William Fish, fruit merchant, of Huddersfield wholesale market. Married. Enlisted 21.6.1917. Was wounded and taken prisoner on 25.3.1918. Underwent an amputation of his right leg below the knee at the Royal Fortress Hospital, Cologne, Germany. Died of wounds, 11.4.1918, aged 33 years. Buried COLOGNE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 8, Row C, Grave 26.
- ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private LAND
- regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
- died: Thursday, April 11, 1918
- record ID: 901991
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #901991)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2303028)