Leslie Varley (c.1893-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- VARLEY, LESLIE. Gunner. No 25483. 'A' Company, 168th (Huddersfield) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. Born Marsden, Huddersfield. Son of William and Emma Varley, Grange Avenue, Marsden. Was head of the pattern department at Clough Lea Mills, Marsden. Was a member of the Wesleyan Adult Bible Class, secretary to the Old Folks Treat Committee, assistant secretary to the Marsden branch of the Sons of Temperance and played the violin with the Slaithwaite Philharmonic Band. Enlisted May 1915. Embarked for France on Boxing Day, 1915. Died from wounds at No 4 Casualty Clearing Station on 19.10.1917, aged 24 years. Buried DOZINGHEM MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 11, Row G, Grave 3.
- ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Gunner LESLIE VARLEY
- regiment: Royal Field Artillery
- died: Friday, October 19, 1917
- age: 24 years
- record ID: 154334
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #154334)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4549046)