Lewis Hirst (c.1881-1917)

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:

HIRST, LEWIS. Private. No 24667. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Lived Upperthong, Holmfirth. Worked as a plasterer on his own account. Married, with three children. Had been in France for five weeks when he was killed in action on 1.2.1917, aged 35 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated THIEPVAL MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Upperthong War Memorial; St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham; Marsden Conservative Club.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission