Lewis Bottomley (1887-1916)

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:

BOTTOMLEY, LEWIS. Private. No S/18016. 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders. Born Crosland Moor, 23.6.1887. Educated at Crosland Moor Board School. At the time of enlistment was employed as a weaver at Peebles, Scotland. Single. Enlisted 3.5.1915. Killed in action on the Somme, 18.8.1916, aged 29 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; United Methodist Church, Crosland Moor.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission