Lewis Quarmby (c.1890-1918)

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:

QUARMBY, LEWIS. Private. No 235113. 2/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 20 Armitage Road, Milnsbridge. Son of Sam and Ada Quarmby, 62 Armitage Road, Milnsbridge. Educated New Street Council School. Employed by his brother at Honley as a boot repairer and shoemaker and, before that, worked as a butcher for about eight years for Messrs A. Dawson and Sons, Milnsbridge. Enlisted 3.4.1916. Killed in action near Rheims on 28.7.1918, aged 28. Buried MARFAUX BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row B, Grave 7.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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