Lewis Wrigley (1896-1917)

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:

WRIGLEY, LEWIS. Private. No 306274. 2/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Filbert Street, Birkby, Huddersfield, 20.7.1896. Son of Albert and Selina Wrigley, 62 Corby Street, Fartown. Educated Hillhouse Board School. Employed as a brass turner by Messrs J. Hopkinson and Company Limited, Birkby. Single. Enlisted15.10.1915. Killed in action, 28.11.1917, at the Battle of Cambrai. Has no knowngrave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Fartown and Birkby War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission