Luther Ellis (1899-1918)

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:

ELLIS, LUTHER. Private. No 75356. 1/6th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Huddersfield 16.4.1899. Son of Martha Ellis, 3 Spring Street, Huddersfield. Educated Spring Grove Council School. Employed as a warehouseman by Messrs Firth and Company, St. Peter's Street, Huddersfield. Enlisted 3.5.1917. Wounded and taken prisoner, 27.5.1918. Died of septic poisoning, the result of gunshot wounds received in action, in the hospital at Saarlouis, Saarbrucken, Germany, 14.6.1918, aged 19. Buried NIEDERZWEHREN CEMETERY, CASSEL, GERMANY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row D, Grave 8.
ROH:- High Street United Methodist Church.

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