Luther Heap (1881-1916)

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.
Luther Heap

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

HEAP, LUTHER. Private. No 10971. 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Armitage Bridge, Huddersfield, 28.4.1881. Son of Grace Heap, 149 Lockwood Road, Huddersfield. Educated at South Crosland National School. Employed as a labourer by Mr Stead Harrison, contractor, of Milnsbridge. Single. Enlisted 18.8.1914. Served in the Dardenelles and took part in the evacuation of Suvla Bay. He then went to Egypt and had been in France for about eight weeks when he was wounded on the Somme, 17.9.1916. Died of a haemorrhage at Frensham Hill Military Hospital, Surrey, on 30.9.1916. Buried SOUTH CROSLAND CHURCH BURIAL GROUND. Grave location:- N.E., 314.
ROH:- Gospel Mission, Huddersfield; Emmanuel Church, Lockwood.

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