Lawrence Land (1884-1918)

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:

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