Luther Swallow (c.1895-1917)
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:
- SWALLOW, LUTHER. Private. No 24478. 2/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Holme, Holmbridge. Son of Mr and Mrs Jonas Swallow of Holme. Employed by Messrs W. H. and J. Barber, Clarence Mills, Holmbridge. Enlisted March 1916. Reported missing, presumed killed, at the Battle of Cambrai on 27.11.1917, aged 22 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private LUTHER SWALLOW
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Tuesday, November 27, 1917
- record ID: 1757182
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1757182)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #4330955)