Lewis Shore (c.1883-1917)

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:

SHORE, LEWIS. Sergeant. No 238005. 9th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Formerly No 198, 'F' Company, 1/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holmfirth. Son of ex Lance Sergeant Jesse and Mrs Ruth Shore, of Hey Gap, Holmfirth. Husband of Emily Shore, 81 Taylor Hill Road, Berry Brow, Huddersfield. Served in the Volunteer and Territorial forces from 1901. Was a member of the Yorkshire Rifle Association. Attended St. John's Church and, as a boy was a member of the choir. Prior to enlistment, married Miss Chaffer, of Binns Farm, Holmfirth. Had been in France 14 weeks when he was killed, of concussion, from a shell which burst close to him on 12.6.1917, aged 33 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated MENIN GATE MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Holmfirth War Memorial; Armitage Bridge War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission