Luther Mellor (c.1884-1917)

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:

MELLOR, LUTHER. Private. No 46117. 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Burnlee, Holmfirth. Son of the late Sam and Mrs Mellor, of Underbank. Husband of Ellen Mellor, of Sinking Wood, New Mill, Huddersfield. Educated Parkhead Day School. Attended Underbank Wesleyan Sunday School. Was a member of the Underbank football club and the Holmfirth Cricket and Athletic club. Employed by Messrs Kaye and Stewart, of Lockwood. Enlisted in the summer of 1916. Whilst in training he came home and married a local girl. Embarked for France 1.1.1917. Killed in action at Passchendaele, 18.10.1917, aged 33 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- Underbank War Memorial.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission