Lewis Bottomley (c.1897-1918)

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:

BOTTOMLEY, LEWIS. Private. No 268580. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Son of John and Ellen Bottomley of Ardwick, Manchester and late of Fern Lea, Marsden. Educated at Marsden National School and Longwood Grammar School. Attended Marsden Parish Church where he was a choirboy. Was a member of the Marsden Conservative Club. Employed in the family firm of Messrs J. and J. Bottomley as a contractor. A keen cricketer and football player. Enlisted in October, 1914, at the age of 16 years. Killed in action, 29.4.1918, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Marsden War Memorial; Marsden Conservative Club; memorial in Marsden Churchyard; St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood.

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